Minimum Qualifications: Must show strong publications; Track record of funding and research achievements.Significant current external research funding strongly preferred and required for senior applicants.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Seeking scientists studying mechanisms of neurobiological function, disease and dysfunction at cellular, molecular and systems levels. Multiple tenure-track positions are open at senior and junior faculty levels of the New York State Empire Innovator Program, which aims to recruit world-class faculty to the SUNY system. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to neurotraumatic, neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders. Candidates utilizing stem cell biology, biomarker development, or cutting-edge optical approaches are especially encouraged to apply. Positions are open to individual applicants or to research teams. Successful candidates will hold joint appointments in a basic science and one of several clinical departments, and will be expected to maintain a vigorous and independently funded research program. SUNY Upstate offers a highly competitive hard-moneyed state-line salary, a generous start-up package and access to a unique, integrated clinical-basic science research environment. Neuroscientists at Upstate benefit from a new research building featuring 100,000 sq.ft. laboratory space equipped with state of the art facilities.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.