Boston University, Department of Biology

Position ID:BU-Biology-ASTP1 [#15149]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Neuroimmunology
Appl Deadline:2019/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/10/16, finished 2020/06/07, listed until 2020/04/16)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Boston University Departments of Anatomy & Neurobiology and Biology invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Neuroimmunology starting in fall 2020. We seek a colleague who uses cutting edge cell and molecular technologies along with integrative, multidisciplinary approaches to study basic and translational neurobiological questions in animal model systems. Potential research interests could include how the immune system functions during normal development, adulthood, aging or disease to maintain brain homeostasis and to ameliorate or exacerbate pathogenesis in disease states such as multiple sclerosis, Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease. We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests that synergize with current faculty expertise in immunology and neurobiology. Responsibilities include growing a vibrant research program with extramural funding, teaching at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels, and participating in graduate training. The successful candidate will join a strong and growing interdisciplinary Neuroscience research community at Boston University that also benefits from close affiliations with engineering initiatives, including Photonics and synthetic and systems biology. Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research, and is committed to building a culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse scholarly community. The successful candidate will be offered newly renovated laboratory facilities as well as a competitive salary and start-up package.

Review of applications will begin 1 December 2019. Please use AcademicJobsOnline ( to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three representative reprints, statements of research, teaching interests and diversity, and arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted through the same website. In the diversity statement, applicants should discuss their commitment and experience in fostering diversity, equity, inclusive excellence and belonging, and engagement that creates an inclusive environment in their department/workplace. Inquiries can be addressed to Tarik Haydar (, Chair, Neuroimmunology Search Committee. Please visit the following websites for information about the Biology Department ( and the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology ( .

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of all groups underrepresented in higher education. Boston University is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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