Department of Neuroscience
Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
West Virginia University
The Department of Neuroscience at West Virginia University, an R1 institution, is seeking an Assistant Professor, tenure track, individual conducting state-of-the-art neuroscience research who has demonstrated an exceptional record of research accomplishment in foundational neuroscience and who can also excel in our education mission. We are especially interested in individuals whose research interests build on current or emerging strengths in mammalian animal models of neural circuits/epilepsy as part of a recently awarded Track 1 NSF project (https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2242771&HistoricalAwards=false). Modern research facilities and cores are available to support investigators’ pursuits.
Candidates must hold a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree in neuroscience or a closely related field and at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience with a strong record of scholarly activity. Candidates for appointments as Assistant Professors must demonstrate a strong ability to obtain external funding. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested individuals should submit a curriculum vita, a brief description of research (2 pages) and teaching (1 page) interests, and the names and addresses (including e-mail) of three (3) references to WVUHire:
Review of applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.