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Associate Professor In Residence Neuroscientist In Vivo Preclinical Research

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 17th, 2018
Last review date: October 17th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for an Associate Professor in Residence Neuroscientist with in vivo expertise.

A full-time faculty position (In Residence Series) is available in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Associate Professor in Residence level for a mid-career neuroscientist with expertise in in vivo preclinical research. The candidate must possess a Ph.D. in neuroscience. Demonstrated expertise in preclinical rodent models of autism, epilepsy, and/or rare genetic disorders is required. Preferred qualifications include additional expertise in neurophysiology, neurotoxicology, and/or gene-environment interactions. Strong applicants will have experience using both mouse and rat models.

The individual selected for the position will be expected to build a successful, independent research program and demonstrate excellence in teaching and university service. Specific responsibilities include: 1) carrying out behavioral phenotyping studies in rodent models of autism, epilepsy, and/or rare genetic disorders, 2) evaluating brain pathology in these models through in vivo neuroimaging and histological approaches, and 3) successfully competing for extramural funding to evaluate translational animal models and develop novel therapeutic interventions for neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders. Additional responsibilities include interdisciplinary collaborations with faculty from diverse backgrounds and participation in large-scale, team science initiatives.

This recruitment is conducted at the Associate rank. The selected candidate will be hired at the Associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

Applications should be submitted by October 17, 2018 for initial consideration. However, the position will remain open until filled or June 30, 2019.

Qualified applicants should upload a Letter of Interest, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Contact information for 3 professional references and Curriculum vitae online at:
https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02385

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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Job location

Sacramento, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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