Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Job description

Position Number 998703

Functional Title Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

We are seeking an energetic faculty member with expertise in neuroscience to strengthen interdisciplinary research focused on the neuroanatomy and neurophysiological processes connecting brain function with human movement. Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining an active line of research, including engagement in interdisciplinary collaborations; teaching, advising, and supervising student research in areas of expertise; and engaging in collaborative departmental, university, and professional service activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have 1) an earned doctorate neuroscience or related field, and 2) evidence of a focused line of research with potential to seek external funding to support research activities.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in teaching and mentoring students in scholarly endeavors. Encompass a broad view of neuroscience with strong interest in interdisciplinary collaborations across Department sub-disciplines. Expertise in fMRI and related neuroimaging techniques is also highly desirable.

Tenure Status Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin December 10th, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a detailed letter speaking to both required and preferred qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation.

Applications should be submitted through the UNCG jobsearch system at (see "Faculty - Tenure Stream"). Questions regarding the position or application process should be sent to Dr. Sandra Shultz, ([email protected]), search committee chair.

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience.

Org #-Department Kinesiology - 13003

Job Open Date 11/01/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3

Supplemental Questions

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  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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Posted: 11/6/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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