The Department of Neurobiology at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in any area of neuroscience, broadly defined. In this position, you will enjoy dynamic colleagues and mentors in your academic department, and may also join the vibrant, multidisciplinary community of neuroscience researchers in the Wu Tsai Neuroscience Institute. In this context, you will develop an outstanding neuroscience research program and contribute to the education and mentoring of the next generation of scientists.
- The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching.
- Applicants are required to hold a doctoral degree in neuroscience, genetics, biochemistry, biophysics, bioengineering, cell biology or any related discipline, and we encourage applications from physician-scientists.
- Individuals who have not had formal teaching experience should have demonstrated during their academic training a commitment to develop the skills necessary for first-rate teaching.
- We are particularly interested in individuals studying a broad range of problems in the nervous system at the molecular, cellular, and circuit level. Your demonstrated skills as a researcher should be paired with a commitment to develop world-class communication, leadership, teaching, and mentoring skills.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching, and clinical missions.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), statement of research accomplishments and plans (3 pages, not including references), teaching and mentoring statement (1 page), 2 publications (or pre-prints) highlighting your research accomplishments, and letters from 3 referees. All materials should be submitted online at apply.interfolio.com/67565. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2019 and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.