The Department of Neurobiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine invites applications for a full time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in systems neuroscience. We are especially interested in applicants who have experience working on questions related to circuit function, dynamics and connectivity in mammalian cortex. We expect applicants to be well versed in applying state-of-the-art approaches including traditional and modern neuroanatomical methods, neurophysiological and optical methods to quantify and control neuronal activity and to assess local and long-range synaptic connectivity. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with members of the dynamic and growing neuroscience community in Pittsburgh including the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute (http://www.braininstitute.pitt.edu) and the joint Pitt-Carnegie Mellon Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (http://www.cnbc.cmu.edu/). The position requires a PhD with a minimum of three years postdoctoral experience and a strong publication record in systems neuroscience.
Application Process: Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a detailed description of future research goals, representative recent publications and names and addresses of three references by email to SNRecruit@neurobio.pitt.edu or by mail to Dr. Nathan Urban, Associate Chair, Search Committee Chair, Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, E1440 BSTWR 200 Lothrop Street, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Phone: 412-648-3396. If you have questions about applying, please contact the search committee chair. The University of Pittsburgh values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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