Posting Summary: The University of Virginia has designated Neuroscience as a major strategic focus, including the establishment of the UVA Brain Institute, and initiating strategic and coordinated hiring of faculty across the University in this area. As a part of this initiative, the University of Virginia School of Medicine Department of Neuroscience is seeking candidates for a tenure-eligible Associate/Full Professor position.
Candidates must have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD, or equivalent and a history of exceptional publications and extramural funding in neuroscience. Incumbents will be expected to run an extramurally funded research laboratory in which post docs, graduate, and undergraduate students will play major roles. The candidate will also be expected to participate in the educational and service missions of the School of Medicine and the Brain Institute.
Area of focus may include but is not restricted to: neurodegenerative disorders, and in particular in Alzheimer's disease. More information is available at: https://med.virginia.edu/neuroscience.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0618988. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.
Positions will remain open to applications until filled.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.