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Faculty Position in Neuroscience—Alzheimer’s Disease

Employer

University of Rochester Medical Center

Location

Rochester, New York

Principal Investigator

M. Kerry O'Banion

Contact

To apply, please provide a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, PDFs of two or three recent publications, and (for assistant and associate professor candidates) contact information for three references. For more senior candidates, reference information may be provided at a later date.

Applications may be submitted using the Neuroscience Department email address, neurosci_dept@URMC.Rochester.edu. Questions may be addressed to search co-chairs Kerry O’Banion (Kerry_OBanion@urmc.rochester.edu) and Julie Fudge (Julie_Fudge@urmc.rochester.edu). Review of applications will begin September 15, 2019.

Description

The Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience and Department of Neuroscience at the University of Rochester invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor rank whose research program offers innovative approaches to the study of Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative dementias. As part of an ongoing expansion in neuroscience across the university, the institute seeks exceptional applicants to develop and grow outstanding research programs that focus on basic and translational questions related to disease propagation and neural dysfunction. Areas of particular interest include tau biology, neuroinflammation, and glial cell biology in animal models.

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and mentoring at the graduate level. Ph.D., M.D.-Ph.D., and M.D. applicants are encouraged to apply; for applicants pursuing part-time clinical activities, co-appointment in an appropriate clinical department is possible.    

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

EOE / Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

Requirements

Ph.D., M.D.-Ph.D., or M.D.