Assistant Professor of Biology in Neurobiology of Disease

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology in Neurobiology of Disease to teach courses in neuroscience, human physiology, anatomy, or cell biology; develop an active research program leading to publications and external funding; advise undergraduate and graduate students; and provide service to the institution.

 

Require: Ph.D. in Biology, Neuroscience, Physiology, or closely related field by date of appointment.

 

Consideration may be given to:  physiologists with research on nervous system disorders, including genetic and developmental neurological disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, neuroimmunological and inflammatory disorders, autoimmune diseases, or related areas; candidates who would use animal, cell/tissue, or computational model systems, and employ modern molecular, cellular, physiological, or imaging techniques to advance our understanding of neurobiological disease; and, candidates with postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and developing an externally funded research program.

 

The Department of Biology (http://miamioh.edu/biology) has over 30 faculty committed to diversity and inclusive excellence in teaching and research.  The department offers undergraduate degrees in the biological sciences, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biology and botany.  The Center for Neuroscience and Behavior (http://miamioh.edu/neuroscience) is a collaboration between the Departments of Biology and Psychology to coordinate undergraduate neuroscience programs and graduate neuroscience research.  Biology also has faculty and graduate students in interdepartmental graduate degree programs in Cell, Molecular, and Structural Biology (http://miamioh.edu/cmsb) and Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (http://miamioh.edu/eeeb).  Research and teaching are supported by outstanding core facilities, including the Center for Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics, the Miami RedHawk High Performance Computing Cluster, the Center for Advanced Microscopy and Imaging, and a Laboratory Animal Resources Center.  Miami is a top-ranked public university for its commitment to excellence in both undergraduate and graduate education. 

 

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, and teaching philosophy to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=6483.  The department will solicit reference letters from references provided in application.  For inquiries about posting, contact Thomas Crist at biology@miamioh.edu. Screening of applications will begin November 9, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

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