Assistant/Associate Professor of Neurosciences

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Working Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Neurosciences

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Neuroscience

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-05-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Neuroscience of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, home of the Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG), seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants holding a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and demonstrating outstanding scientific achievement will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates whose research aligns with the department strengths and addresses Glia biology, Sensory Biology, neurodegeneration, or neurodevelopment. The successful candidate will have access to state of the art research facilities and collaborations in a collegial environment where Neuroscience is an institution-wide strength that brings together faculty and students from thirteen departments.

The University of Virginia provides a dynamic intellectual environment with opportunities for cutting-edge research collaborations. Neuroscience at the University of Virginia is an Institution-wide strength that brings together faculty from the Department of Neuroscience with exceptional faculty in a number of other departments in the College and the School of Medicine. Outstanding contributions to these research endeavors come from PhD, MD/PhD (MSTP), and undergraduate training programs in the neurosciences.

Charlottesville and central Virginia offer a distinctive community for both personal and professional activities. A strong sense of community exists in the region along with excellent educational systems for adults and children. Charlottesville is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is consistently listed among the top cities in national rankings of the most desirable places to live. It offers a thriving community, highlighted by regular literary, film, theatrical, and historical festivals.

To apply visit and search for Posting 0621594, complete a candidate profile, and provide a cover letter, CV, and list of three references.

The position will remain open until filled. For questions about the position, please contact Alban Gaultier, PhD, at [email protected] For questions about the application process, please contact Jon Stafford, department administrator, at [email protected]

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 8/27/2018
Application Due: 10/3/2018
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