Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty - College of Sciences, Department of Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology (NDRB)
The Department of Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology (NDRB) in the College of Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for at least one open rank tenure-track faculty position in Neuroscience. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or related discipline, and a demonstrated ability to direct an independent research program. NDRB has a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of our faculty and to fostering an inclusive environment where all members of the academic and research community thrive. Successful candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to promoting an equitable, inclusive and diverse scholarly environment in teaching, mentoring, research, and service.
NDRB is a leader in scientific discovery and academic excellence, with research programs covering diverse areas of neuroscience and brain health. NDRB has two vibrant PhD programs, in Neuroscience and in Developmental and Regenerative Sciences, a new research-focused Neuroscience undergraduate degree, and an atmosphere of collegiality and collaboration. The technical expertise and scholarship of the successful candidate will complement the strengths of the current Neuroscience faculty. Research areas of interest include behavioral and human neuroscience, sensory neuroscience, synaptic and circuit plasticity in learning, development, and recovery from brain injury, cellular targets in neurological disorders, brain mechanisms of decision-making, and quantitative connectomics. UTSA is an R1, urban-serving, Hispanic thriving discovery enterprise deeply committed to student success and academic excellence, including growing doctoral education. Expectations for the position include establishing a collaborative, externally funded and nationally recognized research program, inclusively teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, and contributing to service to the department, institution and scientific community. Candidates for senior rank will be expected to contribute to program and training grants. Candidates who have not completed their doctoral dissertations (ABD) will not be considered. Tenure for senior rank candidates is contingent upon Board of Regents approval. Competitive recruitment packages, state-of-the-art core facilities, and modern laboratory space are available.
For more information and application instructions, see https://apptrkr.com/3456131
Required Application Materials:
• Cover letter (1 page) – highlighting the candidate’s professional development and vision of how they might complement and integrate within NDRB with regard to research, teaching, and enhancing diversity.
• A 2-3 page Research statement to include significant scientific contributions commensurate to rank and future research directions, and a 1-2 page Teaching statement to include teaching and mentorship contributions commensurate to rank and vision for future engagement with a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body in the classroom and the lab. Each of these statements must include a discussion of how the candidate incorporates or plans to incorporate diversity and inclusion in the academic environment.
• Curriculum Vitae
• Contact information of 3 professional references, including name, address, email and telephone
Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, with priority being given to applicants who submit completed packets by October 15, 2022
. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. UTSA employees enjoy a competitive, comprehensive, and family-friendly benefits package. Applicants selected for interviews must show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire. UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Woman, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.