Associate Professor of Neuroscience

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Pennsylvania (US)
04 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Department of Neuroscience and the Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences (MINS) at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate Professor position in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of basic neuroscience. Special attention will be given to those applying innovative molecular approaches. Applicants in mid-career with established records of scholarly activity and/or research programs are encouraged to apply.

Teaching responsibilities may include contributing to the educational mission of the University of Pennsylvania, by training graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and through participation in graduate and medical student teaching.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include maintaining a successful, nationally recognized extramurally supported research program.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.

Highly competitive lab space and start-up funds are available for the successful candidate. The Department of Neuroscience is located within a vibrant environment on the Penn campus. MINS includes more than 100 labs, spanning the breadth of the neurosciences, brought together to foster collaborative and multi-disciplinary approaches to advance our understanding of the brain.

Applicants should submit a list of at least 3 referees, a cover letter, CV, and a 2-3-page detailed research plan as a single PDF file. We may request letters of recommendation only after a preliminary screening process.

First consideration will be given to applications received by September 1, 2019, but applications will continue to be accepted.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Process
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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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