Assistant Professor Neurophysiology
University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Neurophysiology

The Department of Human Physiology at the University of Oregon is seeking applications for a full time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to expand its multidisciplinary neural research program. We are seeking individuals with research interests that complement existing areas of excellence in posture and balance control, neuromuscular function and aging, autonomic control of the cardiovascular system, brain injury, proprioception, and the control of lower extremity prostheses. Candidates conducting research in the areas of the neural control of movement, neuro-rehabilitation or sensory-motor integration are encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong background in systems, computational, or clinical neurophysiology, as evidenced by a strong publication and funding record. Special consideration will be given to candidates with a research program investigating central and/or peripheral nervous system disorders in clinical populations. A PhD or MD in a related field and at least two years of postdoctoral training or independent university research experience are required. Previous university-level teaching experience is highly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous research program supported by extramural funding, contribute to the mission of the department in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and engage in departmental and university service. Competitive salary support and start-up funds will be provided.

Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment of 24,000 students. Core facilities on campus include a Neuro-imaging center with a newly-acquired 3-Tesla full body MRI system. The Eugene metro area population (215,000) is in a region noted for its high quality of life and progressive cultural environment. We are about an hour’s drive from the Pacific Coast and the Cascade Mountains. The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 Conference.

Applicants should prepare a curriculum vitae , a statement describing their research goals, a statement of their teaching philosophy, three representative publications, and three letters of reference and apply online for our position at: . Questions about the application process should be addressed to Dr. Li-Shan Chou ( ). Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired. The University of Oregon is an EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.

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