FACULTY APPOINTMENT IN PRIMATE NEUROBIOLOGY Duke University School of Medicine Department of Neurobiology
Duke University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Neurobiology. Applicants should be using non-human primates as a model organism to ask questions about the organization and operation of the functioning brain. Appointments may be at any level, with a preference for Assistant Professors who would start their independent careers at Duke. Research programs may use either traditional or modern approaches along with computational neuroscience in any area of neurobiology.
Successful candidates will have track records of creativity and productivity, demonstrated potential for outstanding future achievements, and a desire to participate in an exciting, interactive, and growing community. They will be expected to mount a productive and innovative research program, to obtain outside funding, and to participate actively in graduate education. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree. Qualified women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 3, 2017, although applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief summary of current and proposed research (maximum 3 pages), reprints of 3 key publications, and 3 letters of recommendations to:
Duke Neurobiology explores relationships among molecular and cellular mechanisms, circuit operations and behavior to shed light on normal brain operations and develop new strategies to diagnose, treat and cure brain disorders. We train and support all of our community members to help them reach their goals, and we command the highest level of professionalism, creativity, open-mindedness and compassion.