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The Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Successful candidates will be expected to establish an active research program in neuroscience and to teach graduate students and medical students.
Preference will be given to individuals with a strong publication record who developed and/or utilize state-of-the-art techniques to address emerging and critical biological questions in neuroscience. The Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences has diverse interests in areas including the gut-brain axis, obesity, spinal cord injury, inflammatory diseases, vision science, brain mapping, neurobiology of addiction, neurodevelopment, neuronal identity and diversity, and neurodegenerative diseases. Candidates whose expertise complements that of our existing programs will be a plus. Existing funding is not required for the application. Details of departmental research interests can be found at our website https://med.psu.edu/nbs.
The Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences provides a competitive start-up package, remodeled laboratory space, excellent core facilities, and extensive opportunities for collaborative research, and participation in graduate training programs and junior faculty development programs.
To apply, candidates are asked to upload a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, and the names of at least three references to this job posting. The successful candidate must hold PhD in Neuroscience or a closely related field no later than at the time of the appointment and must pass a background check. The expected start date for this position is January 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University polices.
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