The Department of Biological Science at The University of Tulsa invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with demonstrated interests and expertise in Neurobiology. We seek a creative and interactive individual working on fundamental problems in neurobiology, including, but not limited to, the areas of neuroanatomy, neuroendocrinology, and/or neurophysiology. We are particularly interested in individuals whose research is comparative, and addresses questions at a mechanistic level.
The Faculty of Biological Science is in the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences of The University of Tulsa (www.utulsa.edu) and offers BS, MS and PhD degrees (https://engineering.utulsa.edu/academics/biological-science/). At present, there are 14 full-time faculty members, approximately 25 MS/PhD students and 180 undergraduate Biology majors. The department houses complete genomics/transcriptomics, animal facilities and microscopy core facilities that include TEM, SEM, and a confocal microscope.
We anticipate August 15, 2020 start date for this position. The successful applicant is expected to have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in a neurobiology field. At The University of Tulsa, the faculty member will be expected to establish a vigorous extramurally funded research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching in neuroanatomy, advanced cellular biology, and developmental anatomy or other specialized course in his or her area of expertise.
The University of Tulsa is private Carnegie National-Doctoral institution. The fall 2018 enrollment for the university was 4,433 students in its four academic colleges (3,343 undergraduates and 1,090 graduate or law students).
The city of Tulsa, located in the rolling Osage Hills of northeastern Oklahoma, is one of the most livable and affordable cities in the United States with a lively arts and cultural scene, a metropolitan population of almost 1 million people and a cost of living index of 85% of the national average. Tulsa is also home to the Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR), and LIBR scientists have faculty appointments at The University of Tulsa.
For full consideration, applications should be received by 17 October 2019.
The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristics including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.
Interested parties should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests (max. two pages each), and names and complete contact information for three references to: Neurobiology Search Committee Chair, Dr. Warren Booth (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/ Veteran.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Utulsa-NeuroBiol
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