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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 2015.

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. While all applicants studying fundamental problems in neuroscience will be considered, applicants using genetic approaches to study the development, function and/or plasticity of neural circuits will be preferred.

Successful candidates will be 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 UACareer Track posting number 56617 at www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=213892  
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

Supplemental documentation including:

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • PDF copies of recent, relevant journal articles (if desired)

should be sent under separate cover to:


or to:

Faculty Search Committee
Department of Neuroscience
PO Box 210077
The University of Arizona
Tucson AZ 85721-0077

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