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Assistant Professor

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center invites applications at the Assistant Professor level for tenure-track faculty positions in the broadly defined areas of neurogenetics, genomics, structural biology, electrophysiology, and imaging.

We seek outstanding scientists who address molecular and genetic mechanisms underlying behavior, neural circuits, and synaptic transmission, and who focus on elucidating molecular, biochemical, and biophysical mechanisms of the nervous system. Individuals using advanced functional approaches to study neural circuits are also particularly encouraged to apply.

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, genomics, genetics, and transgenic technology.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a two-page summary of research accomplishments and future plans. Applicants should arrange to have 3-5 letters of recommendation sent to the search committee.

Please email application materials to:, Neuroscience Search Committee, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9111.

The deadline for receipt of applications is October 1, 2013.

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