Department of Biology, University of Oregon

Position ID:UO-Biology-IONSEARCH [#9494]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biology / Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Neural Circuits, Functional
Appl Deadline:2017/10/21 finished (2017/08/21, finished 2018/05/21, listed until 2018/04/01)
Position Description:    

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

Tenure Related Position in Neural Circuit Formation and Function

The Institute of Neuroscience ( and the Department of Biology at the University of Oregon announce a new tenure-track faculty position to study neural circuit formation and/or function, as part of a planned “Neurons to Minds” cluster hire. We are particularly interested in researchers using model systems such as mouse, C. elegans, Drosophila, and zebrafish. This initiative will continue with future hires in cognitive and theoretical neuroscience, with the goal of expanding our strong, interdisciplinary neuroscience community.

Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in an appropriate field, commitment to excellent teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and an outstanding research record. Candidates should have the ability to work effectively within a diverse community. Interested persons should apply online to the University of Oregon ION SEARCH at Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a publication list, a statement of research accomplishments and future research plans, a description of teaching experience and philosophy, and three letters of recommendation (sent independently). Submission of 1-3 selected reprints is encouraged. To be assured of consideration, application materials should be uploaded by October 21, 2017, but the position will remain open until filled.

Requests for more information can be sent to Dr. David McCormick, Chair, Neurons to Minds search (

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Biology
1210 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1210

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