Tenure-track faculty position in Neuroscience - Emory University School of Medicine

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The Department of Physiology at Emory University School of Medicine seeks outstanding applicants to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to complement our broad interests in neuroinflammation and neuroimmunology, developmental neurobiology, neuroscience, ion transport and spinal cord physiology.

Competitive applicants should have a strong publication record, a demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding, and will be expected to build a vigorous research program. New faculty will also participate in classroom instruction of medical students and contribute to a robust program of graduate-level research training, including the Graduate Neuroscience Program. Emory offers opportunities for collaboration within our own extensive biomedical community, and with neighboring institutions including the Centers for Disease Control, the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, and Georgia Tech. The Atlanta area is a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan hub with a lush tree canopy and a mild climate that adds to quality of life.

The Department has twelve full-time tenure-track faculty with diverse research interests in the areas of neuroinflammation, motor function, sensory integration, autonomic regulation, neuroplasticity, and the interactions between body and CNS in disease. This includes work at the interface between the immune system and the CNS in neurological diseases, and the dysregulation of motor, sensory and autonomic systems after central or peripheral injuries. Although the Department emphasizes work at a systems physiology level, different labs carry out work at the molecular, cellular, systems and organismal behavioral level. Our research employs multidisciplinary approaches including high-end live and fix tissue imaging, electrophysiology, high-throughput multiplexed molecular assays and behavior. We offer competitive start-up funding, modern laboratory space and access to core facilities, including a state-of-the-art integrated microscopy facility partly housed within the Department. Link to the cores here.

Applications should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research accomplishments and future goals (maximum limit 2 pages), a brief statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1 page max), and the names and contact information for three references. Submit application to Emory Human Resources department. 

Deadline for applications is October 31st, 2017, although the search committee will conduct a rolling review and invitation process. Applications received after this date may not be considered.

Additional questions should be emailed under the subject header “Physiology Faculty Search” addressed to Dr. Francisco J. Alvarez (physiology.search@emory.edu).

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Veteran employer. Women and minorities are specially encouraged to apply.