Faculty position announcement for the Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology
The Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School invites applications for a full time, tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level starting 7/1/2018. The successful candidate is expected to develop and sustain a dynamic, externally funded research program that focuses on neurodevelopment and/or neurodegeneration at the cellular and molecular level, and exhibit a commitment to excellence in graduate and medical school teaching and mentoring. Qualifications include a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degrees in neuroscience or related fields and a strong publication record.
The Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology is home to a group of interactive and collegial faculty with research interests that span different areas of cellular and molecular neurobiology. The department is well integrated into a large, highly collaborative neuroscience community across 7 schools and over 20 departments at Rutgers University. Rutgers offers outstanding core facilities in genomics, proteomics, transgenic animals, confocal microscopy and cryo-EM. It is also home to the largest university-based biorepository.
Interested individuals are encouraged to apply online at
by submitting the following documents: a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research plans, and the names, addresses, and contact information of three individuals who will provide letters of reference. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but not later than December 15, 2017. Late applications will be considered only if the position remains available.
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.
Qualifications include a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degrees in neuroscience or related fields and a strong publication record.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate With Experience
As one of the nation's leading comprehensive medical schools, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education, research, health care delivery, and the promotion of community health. In cooperation with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the medical school's principal affiliate, they comprise New Jersey's premier academic medical center. In addition, ...Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has 34 other hospital affiliates and ambulatory care sites throughout the region.
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School encompasses 21 basic science and clinical departments, and hosts centers and institutes including The Cardiovascular Institute, the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, and the Women's Health Institute. The medical school maintains educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels for more than 1,500 students on its campuses in New Brunswick and Piscataway, and provides continuing education courses for healthcare professionals and community education programs.
Previously an academic unit of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School transferred to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as part of the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act, on July 1, 2013.