Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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Position ID:UMASSMED-NEUROBIOLOGY-TTF1 [#3809, 14-020]
Position Title: Tenure-track Faculty Position
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States [map]
Subject Area: Neurobiology / Neurobiology
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2014/01/14, finished 2014/07/02, listed until 2015/01/14)
Position Description:    

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

Tenure-track Faculty Position

Department of Neurobiology, UMass Medical School

The Department of Neurobiology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, established in 2001, has assembled a group of outstanding faculty with a focus on the genetic and molecular mechanisms of brain function. This group is unique in that it crosses many boundaries in the use of genetic model systems to study fundamental and interrelated areas in neuroscience including synapse development, function and plasticity, neural circuit development, maintenance and function, sensory transduction, glial cell biology and complex behaviors. The Department of Neurobiology serves as the administrative home for the interdepartmental Graduate Program in Neuroscience, with over 50 faculty members. The laboratories for the Department are housed on one floor of a state-of-the-art, 340,000 sq ft research building. We now solicit applications for a tenure-track position at all levels. We seek individuals of outstanding potential or demonstrated excellence in study of the nervous system. Specific areas of emphasis include, but are not limited to, cellular and molecular neuroscience, sensory processing, developmental neuroscience, brain physiology, and behavior. The positions are highly competitive with regard to start-up funds, laboratory space, and salary. Rank will be commensurate with ability and experience.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, research statement and publication list. To expedite the review process, applicants should invite three individuals who are familiar with their work and potential for success to upload their recommendation letters to

Please refer any questions regarding the search to:

Dr. Patrick Emery

Chair of Faculty Search Committee

Associate Professor of Neurobiology

University of Massachusetts Medical School

364 Plantation Street

Worcester, MA 01605-2324

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As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspective and backgrounds.

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building
Department of NEUROBIOLOGY
364 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605-2324 USA

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