The Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center invites applications for a tenure-leading faculty position. Of particular interest to this search are candidates using molecular, genetic, physiological, circuit analysis and other approaches for the study the etiologies, pathogenesis, and mechanisms of neurocognitive disorders. The successful candidate should have an outstanding record of research achievement and the ability to attract significant extramural research support, and will be expected to lead an independent, collaborative program of translational research and academic activity. Applications from candidates with Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees are welcome.
The Department of Neurological Sciences (DONS) is comprised of clinicians, scientists, and educators who advance neural health across the lifespan. Our funded research includes clinical trials and strong investigator-initiated research programs and laboratories. The Basic Science group is located on one floor of the Durham Research Center II, one of a pair of research towers that house an active group of UNMC scientists in cell biology, neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders, nanomedicine, and molecular genetics. Available resources include Next Generation genomics, proteomics, mouse genome engineering, confocal, multiphoton, and super-resolution imaging, and a state-of-the-art animal care facility among others.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications require PDF attachments of a cover letter, CV, description of research accomplishments and future research plans, and names and contact information of three individuals who can provide letters of reference.
Applicants must complete a Faculty application https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/62047 in order to be considered.
Questions may be directed to Anna Dunaevsky, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES SEARCH.
Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.