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Faculty, Research, Neuroscience

Mercer University
31207, Macon
Competitive and commensurate with experience
Closing date
Feb 13, 2022
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Position Title

Faculty, Research, Neuroscience


Biomedical Sciences


School of Medicine

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Work Location

Macon, GA

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Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant, associate, or full professor of Neuroscience in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the Macon, GA campus.

Successful applicants will participate in MUSM's interdisciplinary patient-based learning curriculum for medical students. Candidates with research interests in neurophysiology and molecular and cellular neurobiology are encouraged to apply. The candidate is expected to develop an independent, externally-funded research program and to interact collaboratively with basic scientists and clinical faculty located on the Savannah, Macon, Columbus, and Atlanta campuses. Candidates at the associate professor or professor level should have current extramural funding. In addition, the candidate must have a strong commitment to excellence in medical education and will be expected to facilitate the learning of medical human neuroscience in a multidisciplinary, case-based, medical curriculum.


Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD., MD, or equivalent) in neuroscience/neurobiology or related discipline from an accredited university/college and have at least three years of post-doctoral experience with a record of scholarly activity as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications.

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Research Interests, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested candidates must complete the brief online application and attach the following documents: 1) letter of application, 2) statement of research interests, 3) statement of teaching interests and previous experience , 4) current curriculum vitae, and 5) names and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

MUSM desires to build diversity in its learning environments as it continues its 39-year mission of educating physicians and healthcare professionals to meet the primary care and health care needs of rural and medically underserved areas in Georgia

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Per President Biden's Executive Order, federal contractors and their employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Since Mercer is a federal contractor, all Mercer University and MERC employees are required to be fully vaccinated no later than January 18, 2022 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved by the University. New hires after January 4, 2022, will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption before their first day of employment.

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