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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, Texas
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 20, 2023

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The Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) seeks two tenure-track investigators. Candidates in all disciplines of neuroscience applying innovative approaches to understand cellular, synaptic, or circuit function in health, aging and neurodegenerative diseases are encouraged to apply.

The appointed individuals will be expected to develop a strong, independent research program, establish interdisciplinary collaborations, and secure extramural funding. Additionally, they will be expected to contribute to our departmental teaching mission and mentor graduate students, medical students, and postdoctoral fellows. Applications at a junior or a senior level will be considered, with rank dependent on experience and qualifications.  McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston is located within the Texas Medical Center and its very rich and collaborative neuroscience community, including The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, and the University of Houston.

Interested candidates should electronically submit their curriculum vitae, a 2-3-page research statement, and the names of three references through our online application system at 230002KO. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the search will remain open until suitable candidates have been identified.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran


Dr. Valentin Dragoi's lab is located within the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The lab studies how networks of cortical neurons encode information and how the population code influences behavioral decisions. The lab combines electrophysiological (wired and wireless multi-electrode recording, optical and electrical stimulation), behavioral, and computational methods in order to examine these processes.

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