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Research Assistant Professor

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Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and the names, postal addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers for three references Send Inquiries to: C. Edward Dixon, PhD Professor 200 Lothrop Street, Presby B-400 Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412-383-2188 dixonec@upmc.edu EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/ Disabled

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Research Assistant Professor
Department Name 35222-Med-Neurological Surgery
Position Number 0134875
Position Details

The Department of Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine of the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the level of Research Assistant Professor (outside the tenure stream). This position is available October 1, 2017 and requires a PhD neuroscientist with experience in experimental traumatic brain injury research. This position will conduct basic and translational research in our Brain Trauma Research Center. Research expertise in the mechanisms of neurotransmitter release, protein biochemistry, histopathology, confocal microscopy, and transgenic models of human neuropathology is an asset .

Qualifications include a PhD in neurosciences and a track record for conducting basic and translational research in this field with successful or promising submissions to NIH and other sponsors. A proven history of publication in peer-reviewed neurological journals is required. All applicants should have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Application Process

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and the names, postal addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers for three references

Send Inquiries to:

C. Edward Dixon, PhD
Professor
200 Lothrop Street, Presby B-400 Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-383-2188
dixonec@upmc.edu EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/ Disabled

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 04/12/2017
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