Assistant Professor

Job description

Working Title: Assistant Professor

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Neuroscience

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-26-2018

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 Professor. Applicants holding a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and demonstrating outstanding scientific achievement will be considered. This is an open search but preference will be given to candidates whose research addresses neural circuitry/systems neuroscience, neurodegeneration, or glia biology.

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 Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D. (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 resources for people of all ages. Charlottesville is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Shenandoah National Park and is consistently listed among the top cities in national rankings of the most desirable places to live. It offers a thriving community with vibrant art and music scenes along with annual film, book, and innovation festivals.

To apply visit and search for Posting # 0624111, or search, complete a candidate profile, and provide a cover letter, CV, two-page research statement, and list of three references.

The position will remain open until filled. For questions about the position, please contact Tajie Harris, 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: 9/27/2018
Application Due: 11/26/2018
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