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The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor starting in August 2019.

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor starting in August 2019. We seek applicants holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree whose record shows innovation, scholarship, and commitment to excellence in research and teaching. Candidates using computational, genomic, organizational, and electrophysiological approaches to explore the function of neural circuits will be given strong consideration although applicants studying fundamental aspects of neuroscience also will be considered. Research in our department focuses on the basic neuroscience of neural circuits using non-primate animal models, including insects, songbirds and rodents. The broader neuroscience community on campus has major areas of strength in aging, pain, emotion-motivated behavior, neuro-immunology, molecular & cellular neuro- and synaptic physiology, and the molecular basis of neurological and neurodegenerative diseases.

Successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally-funded research program and to teach students in the undergraduate Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Program and in the Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience.

Applicants should submit a University of Arizona faculty application form and the following documents to UACareers posting number F21676 at uacareers.com/postings/33174

Applicants will be asked to include the following with their application:

  •     Letter of interest
  •     Curriculum vita, including full list of publications
  •     Statements of research and teaching plans, not to exceed 2 pages each
  •     Contact information for three to five referees to provide letters of recommendation
  •     PDF copies of recent, relevant journal articles (optional)

Questions about the open faculty position may be addressed to: caltizer@email.arizona.edu

 

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