Job Details

Penn State College of Medicine
  • Position Number: 1912080
  • Location: Hershey, PA
  • Position Type: Science - Biology

Associate Professor, Neural and Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, PA invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-eligible faculty position at the Associate Professor level. Successful candidates will be expected to have, or to establish, an active research program in neuroscience and to teach graduate students and medical students.

The Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences has developed excellence in a number of areas including the gut-brain axis, obesity, spinal cord injury, inflammatory diseases, vision science, and the neurobiology of addiction. Candidates whose expertise complements that of our existing programs, and who have experience with the study of neuronal and synaptic physiology at the molecular level are welcome to apply. All candidates using modern innovative approaches to study important aspects of neuroscience will receive full consideration. Details of departmental research interests can be found at our website. https://med.psu.edu/nbs.

The Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences provides a competitive start-up package, remodeled laboratory space, excellent core facilities, and extensive opportunities for collaborative research and participation in graduate training programs.

To apply, candidates are asked to upload a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, and the names of at least three references to this job posting. The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Neuroscience or closely related field no later than at the time of appointment and must pass a background check. The expected start date for this position is September 2020. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.

Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/PSU_Academic/job/College-of-Medicine/Associate-Professor_REQ_0000002665

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