Advanced Science Research Center, City University of New York

Position ID:CUNY-ASRC-NEUROFC [#9095]
Position Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Neuroscience (Multiple Vacancies)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:New York, New York 10031, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biochemistry / Molecular Immunology
Neuroscience / all
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/04/19)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Tenure Track Faculty Positions: Neuroscience Initiative, CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

The Neuroscience Initiative of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center in Manhattan, NY, invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty members at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank.

We seek outstanding scientists with strong records of significant research accomplishments in the fields of: glial biology, metabolism, epigenetics, gut/brain communication, environmental effects on brain structure and behavior, interfacing nanotechnology or photonics with neurobiology.   We are also interested in candidates with a strong background in Bioinformatics, Network Analysis, Large data integration.

We encourage application from candidates with innovative ideas, open to interdisciplinary approaches and with a demonstrated use of a wide range of experimental and computational approaches to tackle fundamental questions in neurobiology.

Candidates are expected to have advanced degrees (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) in any area of biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, plus at least 3 years of postdoctoral research experience.  Final faculty ranks will be determined based on the overall qualifications, including scholar contributions and expertise, a demonstrated commitment to conducting high-level scientific research adopting interdisciplinary approaches, a collaborative spirit and passion for education.  Individuals considered for these positions are expected to serve a major role in shaping an outstanding research mission at the ASRC, while fulfilling the educational mission of the New York City Public University System at CUNY.

Opened in Fall 2014, the 200,000 ft2 CUNY ASRC offers a highly interactive and collaborative environment that integrates five disciplines: neuroscience, photonics, structural biology, nanoscience and environmental sciences.  Combining world-class experts in these areas with state-of-the-art instrumentation both in the building and within the New York City area, the ASRC offers a unique opportunity for new research programs to flourish and bridge conceptual gaps among traditionally disparate scientific areas.

Applicants should electronically submit 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a 1-2 page cover letter summarizing research accomplishments and views on interdisciplinary research and 3) a brief (3 page max) description of proposed research. At least three references should be listed on the application. Please submit all the material to the Neuroscience Initiative Search Committee c/o Kevin Wang, at Academic Jobs Online, Job# 9095.  The first review of the applications is expected to be completed by August 31, 2017, but the search will remain open until all the available positions are filled.

For more information, please see our website or contact Kevin Wang

The City University of New York (CUNY) is committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.  EO/AA Employer.

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