Texas A&M University
Health Science Center and College of Medicine
Department Head, Neurosciences & Experimental Therapeutics
The Texas A&M University seeks a distinguished academician with proven scientific, strategic and collaborative leadership skills to serve as the next Department Head for Neurosciences and Experimental Therapeutics (NExT). A visionary leader is sought to build upon existing strengths and create a nationally recognized department which has thematic alignment with the Departmental, the College of Medicine and the Health Science Center's vision. The Department Head will lead initiatives to expand the funded research portfolio of the Department and to engage with translational research in the Department and College.
Faculty within the department are also affiliated with university-wide interdisciplinary faculties including the Texas A&M Institute of Neuroscience, the Texas Brain and Spine Institute and the Women's Health in Neuroscience Program.
The Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics also participates in an interdisciplinary graduate program in the Medical Sciences that leads primarily to the PhD degree with special emphasis in interdisciplinary training in Neurosciences or Experimental Therapeutics. The PhD program in Medical Science usually requires 4-5 years to complete. Graduates from our program are prepared for leadership roles in research and teaching in academic, industrial, or governmental positions.
The successful candidate will present a distinguished record of achievement in research, education, administration, and financial stewardship. They will demonstrate outstanding academic judgment, as well as an uncompromising commitment to academic excellence, diversity in all its forms, and interdisciplinary and inter-professional collaborations. They must build on the success of the College of Medicine's current clinical and translational research programs and leverage the opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration within the Texas A&M University community.
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