Endowed Chair in Neurological Sciences & Associate Professor/Professor 12 Month Salaried (Medicine)
Job Title: Endowed Chair in Neurological Sciences & Associate Professor/Professor 12 Month Salaried (Medicine)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 46502
Department The College of Medicine at Florida State University has embarked on a strategic effort to increase basic and translational research in human neuroscience. In an effort to extend our impact in the broadest prospectus of neural health, we are seeking applications for the College of Medicine’s Mina Jo Powell Chair in Neurological Sciences. The person filling this position will have the opportunity to expand and enhance our program in translational psychiatric research as leader of a Mood and Anxiety Disorders Center of Excellence, including the position of Medical Director.
The mission of the College of Medicine is to prepare compassionate physicians who discover and advance knowledge and deliver the highest quality patient-centered medicine to communities with the greatest need. The Research and Discovery mission of the College is facilitated by more than 150,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art laboratory space and facilities that range from molecular-cellular to animal to fMRI. Research in the College covers a broad spectrum of disciplines, offering a rich, diverse, and collegial environment. The College has had an intensive recruiting effort designed to hire faculty that further strengthened the Department’s priority areas in translational health including including: (1) Neuroscience, (2) Behavioral Health Disorders, (3) Genetics and genomics, (4) Neurobiology of psychiatric and neurological disease based on a variety of methods including neuroimaging and related techniques, (5) neuroscience and behavioral health translational research from basic science through community dissemination.
Our faculty’s research expertise in Neuroscience span basic molecular processes through animal models and the study of human brain network processing, to treatment and health services research. The translational research is supported by an CTSA award to University of Florida and Florida State University (https://www.research.fsu.edu/research-fsu/ctsa/). This is a multi-college effort at FSU that is aligned to impact health outcomes in the rural communities served by FSU. There are multiple centers of excellence both within Medicine and with our partner colleges supporting research in behavioral health, mental health, and health inequities. Other resources available include the MRI facility housed at the College of Medicine (mri.fsu.edu), structural and functional MR imaging facilities at the FSU National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (http://magnet.fsu.edu/), exceptional animal imaging facilities and expertise at FSU, and a statewide, collaborative Network for Clinical Research and Training (https://med.fsu.edu/ncrt/home). The faculty are exploring the complex biological mechanisms at multiple levels of the gene to the neuronal circuit that contribute to the potential to perform complex behaviors, the influence of the environment and how defects in these biological processes cause human health disorders. The Department hosts a Graduate program (https://med.fsu.edu/phd/home), and many faculty participate in the FSU Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience (https://neuro.fsu.edu/). The College has over 2,500 physician faculty members throughout the state of Florida associated with our eight statewide campuses throughout Florida.Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities The Mina Jo Powell Chair is open to an outstanding individual who incorporates or specializes in any aspect of Psychiatric and/or behavioral disorders, and will have full access to a research-dedicated 3T Siemens MAGNETOM Prisma in the MRI facility housed at the College of Medicine. Visit mri.fsu.edu.
The behavioral and neuroscience community at FSU is broad and located in multiple Colleges with extensive research interactions. The Mina Jo Powell Chair is expected to build upon existing strengths in mood disorders, EEG and neuroimaging, neurobiology of sex differences in anxiety and depression, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, sex differences in development and behavior, synaptic physiology underlying cortical function and epilepsy, psychopharmacology and developmental basis of mental health disorders, plasticity of neuronal circuits and their pathology in neurodevelopmental disorders, neurodegeneration and neuropharmacology of CNS dopamine systems related to neuromuscular disorders.
The emphasis for the position is on the ability to develop and drive a successful research cluster that draws in other members of the College and neuroscience community. The candidate will be expected to participate in medical and graduate education. Opportunities to continue clinical practice will be available for qualified and eligible applicants. The successful candidate will bring a fresh dimension to the study of neural health, will work with existing scientists and support staff faculty who specialize in mood and anxiety disorders and neuroimaging research, and will provide scientific leadership and direction within the College and across the university.
The specific area of research is open (e.g., neuropsychiatric diseases), but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Mood or Anxiety Disorders.Qualifications A senior clinician-scientist (MD or DO) at the Associate or Full Professor level with a proven track record of excellence in creative approaches to psychiatric/behavioral neuroscience, including treatment research. Demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.
Must have a track record of federal funding and leading interdisciplinary groups. Must possess the leadership capabilities for directing their own research cluster.Preferred The specific area of research is open (e.g., neuropsychiatric diseases), but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Mood or Anxiety Disorders.Anticipated Salary Range The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position will include protected academic time, with dedicated research funding to support the successful candidate, and access to exceptional platforms in neuroscience and imagingPay Plan This is a Faculty position.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.
In addition to an online application, please upload with the application as well as send the following in a single PDF file: a detailed curriculum vitae page overview of current and future research plans, and a list of at least three professional references to:
Dr. Jeffrey N Joyce, Chair of the Search Committee, [email protected]
Selene Borras, Sr. Administrative Specialist, [email protected] until filled This position is being advertised as open until filled.
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