The Department of Biological Sciences at the University at Buffalo (SUNY) is seeking outstanding applicants for a prestigious Empire Innovation Professorship in the broad field of neurogenetics. Candidates with research interests in any area of neurogenetics are encouraged to apply, and work may be focused at the molecular, cellular, systems or organismal level. A successful applicant will use modern genetic approaches to address a significant problem.
The Department of Biological Sciences is the major focal point for interdisciplinary research and education in life sciences at the University at Buffalo (UB). The University at Buffalo (UB) is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York system. The department currently has a strong group of neuroscientists investigating sensory systems and neuronal diseases in a variety of model organisms. There is also a wider community at UB with research interests at all levels of neuroscience, from channel biophysics to drug addiction. Opportunities for interdisciplinary interactions within UB, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and the NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences are also available. The position will provide a 10-month, state-supported salary plus a competitive startup package.
Applicants should be at the advanced Associate Professor or full Professor level, and have a strong, federally-funded, interdisciplinary research program with relevance across multiple areas of neuroscience. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching.
To apply, submit electronic versions of a curriculum vitae, cover letter and a 3-page description of current and future research interests to: http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/16458. Please include the names of three colleagues who could be contacted for letters of recommendation. Completed applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2018. Please consult our website: http://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/biological-sciences.html for information about UB, our department and our community.
UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
PhD or equivalent. Achieved academic rank of associate professor or equivalent.
Internal Number: 16458
About Department of Biological Sciences - University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo is the largest public research university in the Northeast and the most comprehensive school in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. It is ranked among the top 50 public universities by US News & World Report and is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities.
The Department of Biological Sciences includes 27 graduate faculty members and 80 full-time graduate students from around the world. The department is characterized by its supportive academic community and the broad scope of its research program, from evolutionary genomics, to molecular biology & biochemistry of gene expression, to signal transduction & sensory perception. Funded research in the department is currently more than $2.75 million annually. Faculty also collaborate with colleagues across the university, the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences.