Candidates are expected to have a PhD, DDS, DVM, MD and /or equivalent degrees with established experience in neuroimmunology related to pain, CNS diseases, inflammation, or cancer.
The Departments of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences in the School of Dentistry and Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota seek applications for a full time, 12 month, tenured faculty position from investigators with an externally funded research program in Neuroimmunology. This position will hold joint appointments in the Department of Diagnostic & Biological Sciences, School of Dentistry (60% appointment) and the Department of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine (40% appointment).
Successful candidates will be expected to interact with scientists across disciplines and develop collaborative research projects utilizing expertise available in both schools. Approximate effort allocation (which is negotiable) is 80% research, 15% teaching/mentoring and 5% service. Candidates must hold authorization to work in the United States by the start date.
The School of Dentistry and the College of Veterinary Medicine are part of a comprehensive, seven-school Academic Heath Center system dedicated to the mission of promoting the "One Heath" model in health sciences education and research. It offers state-of-the art core facilities with access to the Supercomputing Institute, the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and renowned basic science and clinical research programs in neuroimmunology, pain, cancer biology and CNS disorders.
The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Review of applications begins on August 1st, 2012 and will remain open until filled. For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. David Bereiter, Neuroimmunology Faculty Search Committee Chair, Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, School of Dentistry, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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