Assistant Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Department of Neuroscience - Dallas, TX

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The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, under the leadership of Dr. Joseph Takahashi, invites applications at the Assistant Professor level for tenure-track Faculty positions in the broadly defined areas of neurogenetics, genomics, structural biology, electrophysiology and imaging. We seek outstanding scientists addressing molecular and genetic mechanisms underlying behavior, neural circuits and synaptic transmission. Our emphasis is on individuals focused on elucidating molecular, biochemical and biophysical mechanisms of the nervous system. Individuals using advanced functional approaches to study neural circuits are also particularly encouraged to apply. Scientists within the Department of Neuroscience participate in a vibrant, interdisciplinary, interdepartmental, and highly collaborative research community within the University, and enjoy access to state-of-art research cores in imaging, mouse MRI imaging, metabolic phenotyping, behavioral phenotyping, protein chemistry, structural biology, genomics, genetics and transgenic technology.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, two-page summary of research accomplishments and future plans. Applicants should arrange to have 3-5 letters of recommendation sent to the search committee.

Please e-mail application materials to: , Neuroscience Search Committee, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9111. The deadline for receipt of applications is January 15, 2014.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. …