The Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center invites applications for a tenure-leading position at the Assistant, Associate or full Professor level. Of particular interest to this search are candidates using molecular, genetic, physiological, circuit analysis and other approaches for the study the etiologies, pathogenesis, and mechanisms of neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders. The successful candidate should have an outstanding record of research achievement and the ability to attract significant extramural research support, and will be expected to lead an independent, collaborative program of translational research and academic activity. Applications from candidates with Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees are welcome. The salary and start-up package will be competitive and appropriate to the level of appointment.
The Department of Neurological Sciences (DONS) is comprised of clinicians, scientists, and educators who advance neural health across the lifespan. Our funded research includes clinical trials and strong investigator-initiated research programs and laboratories, including Mind and Brain Health, Dynamic Imaging Cognition and Neuromodulation and the study of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. The Basic Science group is located on one floor of the Durham Research Center II, one of a pair of research towers that house an active group of UNMC scientists in cell biology, pharmacology, neurodegenerative disorders, nanomedicine, and molecular genetics, and is directly across from the new Buffett Cancer Center. Available resources include Next Generation genomics, proteomics, mouse genome engineering, confocal, multiphoton, and super-resolution imaging, and a state-of-the-art animal care facility among others.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications require PDF attachments of a cover letter, CV, description of research accomplishments and future research plans, and names and contact information of three individuals who can provide letters of reference.
Applicants must complete a Faculty application http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/4285 in order to be considered.
Questions may be directed to Anna Dunaevsky, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line NEUROLOGICALSCIENCESSEARCH.
Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees
Have an outstanding record of research achievement and the ability to attract significant extramural research support.
Internal Number: 2019-032
About University of Nebraska Medical Center
The Department of Neurological Sciences (DONS) is comprised of clinicians, scientists, and educators who have the vision, ability, and dedication to advance neural health across the lifespan. We are leaders in patient care, research, education, and outreach, delivering innovative care to patients with the most severe and complex disorders. Our funded research includes many clinical trials and strong investigator-initiated research programs and laboratories, including Mind and Brain Health, Dynamic Imaging, and Cognition and Neuromodulation. We are also the headquarters of the Great Plains IDeA Clinical and Translational Research Network, which spans four states and nine universities and is aimed at developing new medical research and training new scholars for the public good.
We continue to grow and expand through robust clinical and research programs, connections to the growing Regional Provider Network, and even into the homes of our most fragile patients through telehealth initiatives and embedded sensor technologies. We are dedicated to saving lives, relieving suffering, and reducing the terrible impact of neurological disease on our patients, families, and community.