Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Center for Neuroscience Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
Saint Louis University
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: 2021-02494
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Center for Neuroscience
Department of Pharmacology & Physiology
The Saint Louis University Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience is seeking a highly motivated investigator at the Assistant Professor level within the tenure track. The search is part of a cluster hiring process that is taking place between the Center of Neuroscience and the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology in the School of Medicine. The Department is a vibrant, dynamic, multidisciplinary and highly collaborative department and offers access to excellent core facilities and opportunities to join collaborative centers including the Institute for Drug and Biotherapeutic Innovation, as well internal funding mechanisms for project support. Members of our community have access to the nationallyacclaimed Cortex Innovation Community, to multiple local startup-supporting institutions and to the fast-growing, cutting-edge medical and biotechnology community which operates actively throughout the St. Louis region. Candidates involved in related discipline with a focus on neuroscience, such as drug discovery, structural biology and chemical biology are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications and Responsibilities
Candidates should have a PhD or MD/PhD degree, a minimum of two years of postdoctoral studies, and a strong publication record. We are particularly interested in researchers working on pain, neurological and psychiatric disorders in the areas of: neuroimmunology, neural circuits and behavior; molecular and cellular neuroscience; and neurogenetics with a focus on identifying and developing novel therapeutic opportunities. Candidates will be expected to develop an innovative, extramurally funded research program, participate in the educational mission of the Department, and engage in University service.
Saint Louis University School of Medicine is a Catholic Jesuit Institution with a long tradition of excellence in teaching, research and patient care. Established in 1836, the school was the first to award a medical degree west of the Mississippi River. Saint Louis University School of Medicine is a leading center of research in neurodegenerative disorders, pain, cancer, infectious disease, liver disease, aging, and heart/lung disease. The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology maintains a strong record of extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including a T32 training grant.
Questions related to this position can be sent to Dr. Daniela Salvemini, William Beaumont Professor and Chair and Director, Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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The University provides generous research startup funds and competitive salaries. Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae 3) statement of current research and goals; 4) statement of teaching philosophy and 5) contact details for references from at least 3 colleagues. You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" of the application.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.