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Assistant/Associate Professor: Basic Science Tenure Track Faculty

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
New Jersey
Closing date
Jul 30, 2021

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Graduate School or University
Job Function
Faculty Member
Position Type
Full Time
Senior Level
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Rutgers University Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at New Jersey Medical Schools and Rutgers Brain Health Institute (BHI) seek to recruit outstanding federally funded faculty who will help execute our mission of building a world-class translational neuroscience research program in one of the leading academic medical centers in the United States. An opening will be filled at the rank of Assistant or Associate working in the areas of pain and addiction in the context of aging, cognitive function, metabolic disorders, neurodegeneration and nervous system injury. Our goal is to translate research findings into novel therapeutic approaches. These research topics are also part of the four focus areas at BHI, which is the home for the overall Rutgers neuroscience initiative.  BHI is a growing interdisciplinary institute consisting of more than 270 principal investigators with neuroscience laboratories across various campuses of Rutgers University.

Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent doctoral degree, with demonstrated ability to lead an independent, federally funded research program. We offer substantial resources and outstanding core facilities to support these positions. Candidates applying for a position at the Assistant Professor level are expected to have K99/R00 grants or equivalent and develop a rigorous extramurally funded research program. Candidates at the Associate Professor level are expected to have an established federal grant portfolio that can be transferred to Rutgers. Rutgers values a culturally diverse faculty; we strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates. Applications for these positions will be screened immediately.

Direct Contact Information:    Applicants should submit a 1-page letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae including a complete list of publications, and a research statement to Alex Bekker, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair Department of Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at email:  or apply on institutional' s website at

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law.  As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

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