The Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience (PEN) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center invites applications for a tenure leading position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank. We particularly seek individuals with expertise in genetic epidemiology, including statistical genetics, bioinformatics, and omics research, to integrate data at the genetic, neural, and behavioral levels. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in biostatistics and/or epidemiology, and are expected to have publications and interest in the identification of novel risking factors, therapeutic targets, and biomarkers for age-related neurological disorders. Departmental research focuses mainly on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, HIV-1 associated neurocognitive disorders, and multiple sclerosis. Successful applicants will be expected to develop collaborative research with PEN faculty. PEN provides a competitive salary, benefits and start-up funds, laboratory space, access to state-of-the-art core facilities, and extensive opportunities for collaboration. Interested candidates should apply at the following link: https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/63650. Candidates should include, C.V., Cover Letter and three letters of recommendation signed, on letterhead, describing the relationship to the applicant, past work/academic performance, work qualities/personal conduct and an overall assessment of potential for success in research environment. The three letters of recommendation should be uploaded as
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