Faculty Openings

Research Scientist – Assistant through Associate Professor level

The Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics at UT Southwestern Medical Center is recruiting neuroscientists at the Assistant through Associate Professor level. Candidates should have an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent and have outstanding potential or an established record for directing an independent laboratory. Recruitment in the areas of neurodegenerative disorders, neuronal regeneration/repair, functional brain imaging, and learning/memory is desired, but qualified candidates in other areas of neurological science will also be considered. New laboratory space and start-up funds are available, including the opportunity for new investigators to compete for the UT Southwestern Endowed Scholars Program.   

Send curriculum vitae and two letters of reference to:

Mark P. Goldberg, M.D.
Chair, Department of Neurology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-8869

Phone: 214-633-1893
Fax: 214-645-8801

UT Southwestern is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Postdoctoral Openings

Postdoctoral Training Position in Neuroscience

Powell Laboratory
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted Date: November 2010

A postdoctoral training position is immediately available to study genetic animal models of autism and autism spectrum disorders. Potential projects include behavioral, cellular, and molecular characterization of genetic animal models relevant to autism and autism spectrum disorder.

Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent in neuroscience, biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology, or psychology. Experience with behavioral analysis, knockout technology, or general neuroscience background is desired but not required. This is an excellent opportunity for a behavioral person to gain molecular training, for a molecular person to gain behavioral training, or for an electrophysiologist to broaden their horizons in a rapidly growing, highly fundable area of disease-related, translational research. The fellow should be able to work independently, communicate effectively, and be willing to fully participate in collaborative opportunities at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Salary/benefits are competitive with industry standards and commensurate with experience.

Send CV, description of research background and interests, and names of two references to:

Craig M. Powell, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-8813

UT Southwestern is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.