Job description

Job Title: Professor
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 224162
Job Information Job ID: 224162Position # 20008403

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University – Department of Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine is seeking a neuroscientist at the senior level to fill an endowed chair position. We specifically seek an individual with a record of outstanding research accomplishments, proven ability to secure sustained extramural funding and demonstrated leadership in the field of neuropsychiatric disorders.

    The successful candidate will be expected to lead or participate in collaborative research projects. Commitment to academic, scholarly, and service functions within the university is expected. The successful candidate will join a rapidly growing and highly interactive neuroscience community at MCG. Our department is home to the Transgenic and Genome Editing Core and the Viral Vector Core and houses a state-of-the-art microscopic facility, including multiphoton/confocal microscopes and light-sheet microscopes. Department faculty have access to the University core research facilities for electron microscopy and histology, cell and tissue imaging, small animal behavior and imaging, genomics and proteomics, and bioinformatics.

    We offer highly competitive start-up funds, laboratory space and salary. Onsite technology incubator laboratories are available on campus.

    Minimum Requirements

    Candidates must hold a PhD and/or MD and must be eligible for a faculty appointment at the full Professor level. Other desirable qualifications for this twelve-month, tenured/tenure-track faculty position include:

    • An established national and international reputation in the field of neurobiology of stress and neuropsychiatric disorders.
    • Sustained success in obtaining external funding for research
    • Exceptional track record of publications in top scientific journals
    • Evidence of a commitment to fostering multidisciplinary collaborations with other academic researchers both inside and outside the university
    • Unique, cutting edge technology expertise
    • History of scientific innovation leading to patentable products
    Conditions of Employment

    All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

    The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

    How To Apply

    Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of current/future research interests, and contact information for three references to: Ann Stephens ([email protected]). Also please visit our department homepage: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.




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    Posted: 2/16/2021
    Application Due: 2/25/2021
    Work Type: Full Time