The Vanderbilt Brain Institute (VBI) in conjunction with the School of Medicine Basic Sciences at Vanderbilt University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in the broad area of molecular and cellular neuroscience. We are seeking outstanding scientists with an interdisciplinary perspective addressing fundamental questions in neurobiology at a mechanistic level.
The VBI, under the leadership of Lisa Monteggia, PhD, is a trans-institutional organization that supports neuroscience research, education/training, and outreach across the entire life science and medical research communities. This is a joint recruitment with the School of Medicine Basic Sciences, which houses four academic departments (Biochemistry, Cell and Developmental Biology, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, or Pharmacology). The departmental home of the selected applicant will be based on relevance to their research interests.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, two-page statement of research interests, and pdf copies of the three most significant publications. Applicants should arrange to have at least 3 letters of recommendation sent to the search committee. The materials should be submitted to Interfolio ID: 40123 (http://apply.interfolio.com/57072).
Applications received on or before December 15, 2018 will receive full consideration.
Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Vanderbilt has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and particularly encourages applications from minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.
A Ph.D. or M.D. (or foreign equivalents), along with relevant postdoctoral experience, is required.
Internal Number: 40123
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