The Rutgers Brain Health Institute (http://brainhealthinstitute.rutgers.edu/) is recruiting a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level who studies motivational neuroscience, defined as research to understand brain mechanisms of motivation related to reward and emotional processing, substance abuse, feeding and obesity, or affective dysfunctions. Applicants must have a PhD, MD/PhD, or equivalent doctoral degree, and a research program with currently active federal funding. In addition to a strong, federally-funded research program, quality of research and fit within one or more of the four focus areas of the Rutgers Brain Health Institute are important criteria. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent start-up package. With over 250 neuroscience faculty labs engaged in basic and clinical research, and proximity to New York, Princeton and Philadelphia neuroscience communities, Rutgers offers tremendous collaborative opportunities and core facilities to support and grow an active research program. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates. Applicants should submit a CV, statement of research accomplishments and plans, and names of at least three references to Dr Gary Aston-Jones at the firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.
Internal Number: MNR102119
About Rutgers Brain Health Institute
The goal of the Brain Health Institute (BHI) is to develop neuroscience at Rutgers to become a highly translational and internationally preeminent research enterprise. New tools are transforming neuroscience, and these afford an unprecedented opportunity to create new treatments for central nervous system disorders. Neuroscience has been identified by Rutgers University as one of five signature areas for future focus and development. As part of this strategic plan, the BHI was established to become an internationally recognized center for basic, translational, and clinical research into the biological bases of human brain function and dysfunction. The BHI is the home for the overall Rutgers neuroscience initiative, and is a growing interdisciplinary institute consisting of more than 250 principal investigators with neuroscience laboratories across various campuses of Rutgers University and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.