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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior

Location: Stony Brook, New York

Open Date:

Sep 13, 2021


Dec 13, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at Stony Brook University invites applicants for a SUNY Empire Innovation Program tenured/tenure-track open rank faculty position (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). Applicants at junior state must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree, and at least two years of postdoctoral experience. Outstanding scientists in all fields of neuroscience will be considered, but those studying movement, movement disorders and neurodegeneration relying on animal models and optical approaches are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strong encouraged to apply.

Exceptional packages, co-sponsored by the prestigious SUNY Empire Innovation Program, include state-funded salary and benefits, newly renovated lab space and competitive start-up funding. Successful candidates will join a vibrant, collaborative and diverse group of neuroscientists at Stony Brook University and its affiliated institutions, and will actively contribute to the Department's programs in undergraduate, graduate and medical student education.


Required Qualifications:

Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree, and at least two years of postdoctoral experience in neuroscience or related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:

Expertise in movement disorders.

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Special Notes

Tenure Track position. To qualify for tenure and/or a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.

Campus Description

Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine, represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 624 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.

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Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

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