Assistant Professor of Research Physiology and Neuroscience
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20132377
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
We are recruiting for an Assistant Professor of Research in Physiology and Neuroscience at the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute. The work of this position will focus on work to elucidate the mechanistic basic for acute ischemic stroke exacerbation, and developing safe and effective therapeutic strategies for acute ischemic stroke. The candidate needs extensive research training in pharmacology, specifically for in vivo animal model development, therapeutic target validation and new-drug discovery. The candidate should also have expertise in translational, experimental models of stroke including filament and embolic mouse models and have significant experience in evaluating post-stroke sensorimotor and neurological deficit.
The annual base salary range for this position is $70,000-$116,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidates work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.