Department of Neurology Basic Scientist

Chicago, Illinois
May 26, 2021
Jun 25, 2021
Job Function
Faculty Member
Position Type
Full Time

The Ken & Ruth Davee Department of Neurology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time tenure track Investigator at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Responsibilities include contributing to the body of research in the field of neuroscience, maintaining a successful research lab, and educating medical students, residents and fellows. Successful candidates should be highly motivated with strong interests in developing a research program.  High quality laboratory space is available. There are opportunities to conduct collaborative efforts with researchers and clinical faculty.  In addition to teaching responsibilities, there will be ample opportunities to participate in multidisciplinary research programs throughout the Department of Neurology and Northwestern University as a whole.

Qualified candidates will hold an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree. 

The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.

When applying, please upload a CV and cover letter describing your interest and alignment with the position.

Also upload this completed list of references form to suggest the names of individuals who could write letters of reference on your behalf.

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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.