Northwestern University Department of Neurobiology, Assistant Professor Position
The Department of Neurobiology at the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, seeks to recruit a full-time, tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of September 2023. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research addresses fundamental questions in neuroscience using quantitative approaches for large-scale data collection and analysis, such as, but not limited to, imaging, electrophysiology, molecular, genetic, or behavioral techniques, and/or innovative modeling or computational methods. The candidates should demonstrate significant potential for innovation, scholarship, and commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. Applicants holding a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. degree and demonstrating an outstanding record of scientific achievement will be considered. Successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain a high-profile research program attracting substantial extramural funding.
Northwestern University offers a rich and vibrant intellectual environment and state-of-the art support facilities. The appointee will join a broad, interactive community including colleagues in the Interdepartmental Neuroscience program consisting of over 130 faculty drawn from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, the McCormick School of Engineering, the School of Communication, the Feinberg School of Medicine, the Manne Children's Research Institute, and the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, with interactions fostered by numerous institutes and centers at Northwestern. These include the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute, Querrey Simpson Institute for Bioelectronics, the Center for Advanced Molecular Imaging, the NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology, the Photo-Sciences Research Center, the Center for Genetic Medicine, the Institute for Complex Systems, the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center, the Center for Reproductive Science, the Center for Sleep and Circadian Biology, and the Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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