University of Pennsylvania — Research Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

The Department of Neuroscience at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the research track non-tenure track. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of sleep/circadian biology with a focus on stress or neuro-immune mechanisms. Responsibilities include development of a research program. Applicants should submit a list of three (3) referees (names), cover letter, CV and a 2-3 page detailed research plan as a single PDF file. We may request the letters of recommendation only after a preliminary screening process.

Special attention will be given to those who have a minimum of 10 years’ experience, developed innovative approaches to behavioral genetics, and demonstrated an ability to obtain extramural funding. Applicants must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research.

The Department of Neuroscience is located within a vibrant environment on the U Penn campus. The Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences (MINS) includes more than 100 labs, spanning the breadth of the neurosciences, brought together to foster collaborative and multi-disciplinary approaches to advance our understanding of the brain.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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