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Applicants should send CV, a two to three page summary of research interests/future research plans, and names of three referees by May 31, 2018 to: dbsearch@pitt.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an " EEO/ AA/ M / F/Vets/ Disabled"

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Associate Professor
Department Name 35322-Med-Developmental Biology
Position Number 0136425
Position Details

The Department of Developmental Biology (www.devbio.pitt .edu) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is recruiting an out st anding tenure-track or tenured faculty at the Assistant to Associate Professor level. Candidat es should have an innovative research program in the area of developmental neurobiology. The use of mouse, zebrafish, and/or stem cell culture or organoid models (iPSC or ES) wit h strong translati onal rel evance to neurodevelopmental disorders are particularly encouraged to apply. Successful candidat es must hold the PhD, MD, or MD/PhD degrees, and have a st rong research program with an outstanding publication record. The succes sful candidat e will be housed in new space at the Rangos Research Center of the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh with state of the art core facilities, includingFACS facility, vivarium, rodent behavioral core, smal l animal imaging facility, and others.

University of Pittsburgh is ranked among t he top five NIH funded research institutions in the US. Our biomedical research community spans a wide range of scientific expertise including cellular, molecular, computational and systems approaches. We have a strong and vibrant neuroscience research community with strong links that facilit ate collaborations across departments and disciplines, and between our biological and psychological communities. This includes considerable strengths in the areas of neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorder s, pain, and non-human primat e models of normal and abnormal behavior, and cognitive, and computational neuroscience. In addition, Universit y of Pittsburgh houses the Health Sciences Tissue Bank, which contains over 800,000 patient biological samples, and also the Neuropathology Brain Bank, supported by the Brain Institute, with over 1000 patient samples from dementia, brain injury, or other neurological diseases. Candidates able to leverage these unique resources may have special considerat ion.

Application Process

Applicants should send CV, a two to three page summary of research interests/future research plans, and names of three referees by May 31, 2018 to: dbsearch@pitt.edu.

The University of Pittsburgh is an " EEO/ AA/ M / F/Vets/ Disabled"

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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 04/12/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 05/31/2018
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