Assistant/Associate Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Department Name 35201-Med-Neurobiology
Position Number 0136167
Position Details

The University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute ( is seeking exception candidates to develop and grow outstanding research programs specifically focused on the neurobiology of dementia. Two tenure-stream positions are available. Applicants must have a PhD and/or MD degree and have demonstrated excellence in research. Appointments will be made in the Department of Neurobiology of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine ( at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, commensurate with qualifications. Appointees will also become members of the Pittsburgh Institute of Neurodegenerative Diseases (, having full access to a wide range of shared resources. Moreover, additional resources and expertise will also be available through the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center ( Salary and start-up package are highly competitive. Successful applicants will be expected to obtain extramural funding, establish a competitive research program and participate in graduate and medical education. The University of Pittsburgh has a long history of research accomplishments and excellence in neuroscience graduate education ( The Brain Institute (Peter Strick, Director) is a University-wide initiative whose central mission is to unlock the mysteries of normal and abnormal brain function and to translate the new discoveries that result from this effort into novel approaches for overcoming brain disorders.

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Application Process

Candidates should submit a CV, three letters of reference, a brief description of research interests and up to three publications via email to Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. 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 02/20/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 03/20/2018
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