Assistant Professor, Tenure Track - Neurological Surgery (Miami Project to Cure Paralysis)

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Department of Neurological Surgery is seeking outstanding applicants at the Tenure-Track Assistant Professor level. The successful applicants (PhD and/or MD) will be members of this Interdisciplinary Center of Excellence with access to numerous state-of-the-art core facilities. The candidates should have a strong interest in pursuing reparative strategies for diseases of the central and/or peripheral nervous system using animal models. Investigators using systems neuroscience, optogenetics, chemogenetics, computational, and/or regenerative approaches are of particular interest, but investigators using other approaches are also encouraged to apply.

A significant record of academic accomplishment and the potential to attract independent research funding are important considerations for these positions. The Miami Project offers excellent basic science, translational, and clinical research programs directed toward study of central and peripheral nervous system damage and development of novel treatments to promote functional recovery. Applicants will be in a highly collaborative environment with faculty and centers throughout the university to advance multi-disciplinary approaches.      

This is an excellent opportunity to join a productive team of basic and clinical scientists investigating neurological injury in a state-of the-art research center located in a beautiful city. Start-up packages, salaries and benefits are commensurate with experience. Those interested must apply online and should email their Curriculum Vitae, names and contact information for three references, and a brief summary of their research interests and goals to: Erika Suazo at exc277@med.miami.edu. Include "Faculty search" in the subject line. Applications should be received by December 17, 2021.

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.

 

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