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.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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