Assistant Professor Tenure-track, Department of Neuroscience
July 12, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Assistant Professor tenure-track, Department of Neuroscience
The Department of Neuroscience at UConn Health invites highly motivated investigators addressing key questions in neurodevelopment, synaptic or cognitive dysfunction or neuroinflammation to apply for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. We welcome candidates using the most advanced techniques in mouse genetics, system neurobiology, and electrophysiology. Candidates interested in deciphering disease etiology, molecular mechanisms or carrying out translational studies focused on neurodegenerative diseases, vascular dementia, neuroinflammatory disorders, or neural regeneration will complement the strengths of this department and are particularly encouraged to apply.
UConn Health in Farmington has established areas of research excellence in Aging, Immunology, Psychiatry, Vascular Biology, and Stroke. We are part of an interactive, collaborative neuroscience community that includes faculty in Neurology and Psychiatry as well as researchers on the Storrs campus. The University of Connecticut is expanding its brain research initiatives and will engage researchers from multiple areas for collaborative researches. The Bioscience Connecticut initiative has expanded UConn Health health care offerings and research capabilities. Researchers at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, which is located on the University's Health Center campus, are easily accessible for collaboration. The applicant will gain access to growing translational research programs in Connecticut and to many outstanding on-campus core facilities. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in teaching and mentoring medical and graduate students.
Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. and/or MD. Applicants who are about to complete postdoctoral training or in a transition state will be considered for Assistant Professor. Established individuals seeking an Associate Professorship should demonstrate a history of extramural funding, excellent publications and a record of successful mentorship of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
Applicants may apply at https://jobs.uchc.edu with their CV, cover letter, and a concise statement of their research and teaching interests, with the same documents also sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants should arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent to email@example.com as a .pdf document on letterhead with signature.
UConn Health is an affirmative action employer,in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.