University of Rhode Island: Assistant Research Professor of Neuroscience

The George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for Ryan Assistant Research Professor of Neuroscience, beginning Fall 2018.

The Ryan Institute for Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary research and translational science center with more than 30 affiliated faculty. The institute brings together top researchers and clinicians in the fight against neurodegenerative diseases, with a focus on discoveries that lead to therapies.

The successful candidate will join a team studying the cell and molecular biology and biochemistry of brain endothelial cells as it relates to neurodegenerative disease, especially Alzheimer’s disease. They will also provide scientific leadership and mentoring of postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and staff engaged in other projects, and will contribute to setting the strategy and research plans for the group. This position reports to the Executive Director of the Ryan Institute for Neuroscience.

Visit the URI jobs website at: to apply and view complete details for job posting (F00072). Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position, (#2) Curriculum Vitae should include the names and contact information of three professional references, (#3) Research Statement or sample(s) of relevant scholarly work (as one complete document).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This search is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by February 25, 2018. Second consideration may be given to applications received by April 15, 2018. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (April 15, 2018) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

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last updated 21-Jan-2018