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Neuroscientist

Job Number: 526604
Categories: Faculty / Physician
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department: Psychiatry
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The Neuroscience Research Division of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is seeking outstanding neuroscientists with strong interest in the neurobiological basis of mental illness, including addiction, autism, depression, schizophrenia and brain injury for tenure track Assistant Professor positions.  Candidates with research expertise in cellular, systems or translational neuroscience are preferred, including genetics, molecular and cellular biology, neurophysiology and behavior.  Successful candidates will bring state of the art expertise, complement research of current faculty members (http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/education/medical-school/departments/psychiatry/research/basic/index.html),
and participate in the development of disease-based research Centers of Excellence.

Candidates must have an MD and/or PhD degree, postdoctoral research experience, and a record of outstanding research publications.  The selected candidates will be eligible for a competitive support package designed to foster early career development.  The Psychiatry Neuroscience Division is a multidisciplinary and highly collaborative research group.  Interested applicants should submit an electronic curriculum vitae, a 2-page summary of past research and future research plans, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to psychrecruit@utsouthwestern.edu.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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