The Munroe Meyer-Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center invites applications for a tenure-track position in Developmental Neuroscience. Of particular interest to this search are candidates using molecular, genetic, physiological, and related approaches to study the etiologies, pathogenesis, and mechanisms of intellectual disabilities and neurodevelopmental disorders. Applications at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels are welcome from candidates with Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees. The salary and start-up package will be competitive and appropriate to the level of appointment. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of research achievement and the ability to attract significant extramural research support, and will be expected to lead an independent, collaborative program of research and academic activity.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applications require PDF attachments of a cover letter, CV, description of research accomplishments and future research plans, and names and contact information of three individuals who can provide letters of reference.
Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Questions may be directed to Shelley D. Smith, Ph.D. at email@example.com with the subject line DEVELOPMENTALNEUROSCIENCESEARCH.
The Munroe Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation is a federally designated University Center of Excellence for Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. The Developmental Neuroscience group is located on one floor of the Durham Research Center II, one of a pair of research towers that house an active group of UNMC scientists in cell biology, pharmacology, neurodegenerative disorders, nanomedicine, and molecular genetics, and is directly across from the new Buffett Cancer Center. Available resources include Next Generation genomics, proteomics, mouse genome engineering, confocal, multiphoton, and super-resolution imaging, and a state-of-the-art animal care facility among others. In addition, the faculty of the Munroe Meyer Institute includes clinical and behavioral psychologists, M.D. geneticists, and a clinical molecular and cytogenetics laboratory with a strong patient base.
MD, PhD, or MD/PhD Proficiency in English both spoken and written is required.
Experience in Neuroscience Research consistent with the goals and mission of the Munroe-Meyer Institute. Successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal and team building skills.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, a...nd to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. Our primary care program was recently ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our physician assistant program was ranked ninth. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country. Major Units: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Public Health, Graduate College, College of Allied Health Professions, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.