The Program in Neuroscience at Washington State University, which is housed in the Department of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology (VCAPP), seeks to fill a tenure-track, full-time, position available in neuroscience at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor to begin January 2013. This position is a permanent state funded 9-month position with summer funding available for the first two years of appointment. Required: Applicants must have one of the following degrees, a PhD, MD, or DVM degree and at least 2 years post-doctoral research experience. Applicants for associate or full professor positions must provide evidence of an established independent research program (peer-reviewed publications and active external funding). Applicants for an assistant professor position should demonstrate potential to establish an externally-funded program (peer-reviewed publications and developed research agenda).
The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an extramurally funded research program in cellular and molecular neurobiology. The ideal candidate should have a research focus that compliments one or more of the following current departmental research interests in drug addiction, feeding and energy homeostasis, sleep and circadian rhythms, synaptic plasticity, neurodegenerative disease, and affective neuroscience. The ideal applicant should also demonstrate a commitment to biomedical education with preference given to those with a demonstrated ability to teach neuroscience.
Duties will include classroom instruction of neuroscience graduate or undergraduate students. The ability to support and mentor graduate students and serve on student, departmental, and college committees is required.
Salary and rank are dependent upon qualifications. A generous start-up package is available. Laboratory space will be assigned in a newly-built (completion 2012) state-of-the-art research building specifically designed for neuroscience-based research.
Washington State University has a vibrant neuroscience community and is located in a region having a high quality of life for those who enjoy the outdoors, the arts, and collegiality of neighbors.
Screening of applications will begin March 16 2012. The application must include a cover letter which states what rank is being applied for, curriculum vita, description of teaching experience and philosophy, summary of research interests and goals, and names and contact information (including email addresses) for three references. Applications with above attachments accepted at www.wsujobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=56758 . No paper submissions accepted. Direct inquiries by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. EEO/AA