Positions in the Neurobiology of Dementia
The University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute
(http://www.braininstitute.pitt.edu/) is seeking exceptional candidates to develop and grow outstanding research programs specifically focused on the neurobiology of dementia. Two tenure-stream positions are available. Applicants must have a PhD and/or MD degree and have demonstrated excellence in research. Appointments will be made in the Department of Neurobiology of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (http://www.neurobio.pitt.edu/) at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, commensurate with qualifications. Appointees will also become members of the Pittsburgh Institute of Neurodegenerative Diseases (http://www.pind.pitt.edu/), having full access to a wide range of shared resources. Moreover, additional resources and expertise will also be available through the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (http://www.adrc.pitt.edu/). Salary and start-up package are highly competitive. Successful applicants will be expected to obtain extramural funding, establish a competitive research program and participate in graduate and medical education. The University of Pittsburgh has a long history of research accomplishments and excellence in neuroscience graduate education (http://cnup.neurobio.pitt.edu/). The Brain Institute (Peter Strick, Director) is a University-wide initiative whose central mission is to unlock the mysteries of normal and abnormal brain function and to translate the new discoveries that result from this effort into novel approaches for overcoming brain disorders.
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Candidates should submit a CV, three letters of reference, a brief description of research interests and up to three publications via email to DementiaRecruit@neurobio.pitt.edu. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
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