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Assistant Professor

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 a tenure-track Faculty position in the broadly defined area of molecular neuroscience. We seek outstanding scientists addressing molecular, biochemical and genetic mechanisms underlying brain function, as well as, those individuals using high-resolution imaging methods. 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, cryo-electron microscopy, genomics, genetics and transgenic technology. The Department of Neuroscience is a core component of the newly formed Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two-page summary of research accomplishments and future plans, and pdf copies of their three most significant publications by December 1, 2016.  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
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX


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