Application Process

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor starting in August 2016.

Applicants holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and showing significant potential for innovation, scholarship, and commitment to excellence in research and teaching are encouraged to apply. Although all applicants studying fundamental problems in neuroscience will be considered, candidates whose basic science research program can contribute directly to the very active and collaborative network of researchers at the University of Arizona studying aging and aging related problems will be given strongest consideration. Furthermore, the university has made substantial new investments in microscopy instrumentation and capacity, and candidates whose research connects with the strong optical imaging community at the University of Arizona are also particularly encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain a high-profile research program attracting substantial extramural funding and teach undergraduate and graduate students of neuroscience. The appointee will have access to state-of-the-art life science research support facilities and a campus-wide interdisciplinary neuroscience graduate program.

Applicants should submit a University of Arizona faculty application form and the following documents to UACareers posting number F20330 at

Applicants will be asked to include the following with their application:

  •     Letter of interest
  •     Curriculum vita, including full list of publications
  •     Statements of research and teaching plans, not to exceed 2 pages each
  •     Contact information for three to five referees to provide letters of recommendation
  •     PDF copies of recent, relevant journal articles (optional)

Questions may be addressed to: