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Neurobiologist with Expertise in Stress Response and Neurological Disorders

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 30th, 2020

Last review date: Saturday, Jan 9, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Neurobiologist with Expertise in Stress Response and Neurological Disorders
Departments of Pathology and Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of California San Francisco

The Department of Pathology at the University of California San Francisco seeks an outstanding neurobiologist for a full‐time tenure‐track (Ladder Rank) position at the level of Full Professor. The successful candidate will direct a research program focusing on the role of stress response pathways in learning, memory and the pathophysiology of neurological disorders. The candidate will have a joint appointment with the Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, and be an integral member of the vibrant Weill Institute of Neurosciences in the UCSF Mission Bay Campus. S/he will have an exceptional track record of innovative accomplishment in basic/translational research funded by a robust portfolio of extramural grant support. Candidates with an established track record in working within a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary environment are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional duties will include departmental and university teaching for graduate students and medical students commensurate with the individual’s qualifications and interests. S/he will be proposed for membership in the Neuroscience and Biomedical Science (BMS) Graduate Programs.

The successful candidate must possess a PhD, MD or MD/PhD. Individuals with a documented record of grant support are highly desirable. Salary and appointment rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and training.

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and names and contact info of three references within 30 days of the appearance of this announcement to:

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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