A large and interconnected community of neuroscientists exists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Department of Pharmacology is currently accepting applications for a neuroscience tenure-track Assistant Professor level faculty position to expand and complement our current expertise in neurodevelopment, circuit assembly, sex differences and neuroplasticity.
The University of Maryland campus offers state-of-the-art core facilities for microscopy, imaging, genetics, genomics, proteomics, physiological phenotyping, and structural biology, along with the University of Maryland’s Brain and Tissue repository, the NeuroBioBank, NIH-funded training programs in neuroscience, integrative membrane biology, and muscle biology, cardiac biology, and vascular biology enhance our research activities.
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and have a strong history of scholarly activity and collaboration. Candidates with quantitative backgrounds are urged to apply, including those taking computational, theoretical, and/or experimental approaches. The successful candidate will develop an independent and funded research program that complements existing faculty strengths and provides exciting new opportunities for collaborative work.
Qualified candidates should complete the application through the UMB Taleo system (https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=190000HJ&lang=en) and submit the following as one PDF file by October 1st for consideration:
One-page summary of past research accomplishments,
3-page statement of future research goals,
One-page teaching statement
Timeline: Completed applications should be received no later than October 1, 2019. Interviews will be held in January 2020. Finalist(s) will return for a second visit in February/March 2020 to meet with relevant departments, chairs, and deans.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Commemorating its 210th Anniversary, the University of Maryland School of Medicine was chartered in 1807 as the first public medical school in the United States.
World Class Research
The School of Medicine is one of the fastest growing, top-tier biomedical research enterprises in the world -- with 43 academic departments, centers, institutes, and programs; and a faculty of more than 3,000 physicians, scientists, and allied health professionals, including members of the National Academy of Medicine, and a distinguished recipient of the Albert E. Lasker Award in Medical Research.
The School of Medicine faculty, which ranks as the 8th-highest public medical school in research productivity, is an innovator in translational medicine with 600 active patents and 24 start-up companies. The School works locally, nationally, and globally, with research and treatment facilities in 36 countries around the world.
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With an operating budget of more than $1 billion, the School of Medicine works closely in partnership with the University of Maryland Medical Center and Medical System to provide research-intensive, academic and clinically-based care fo...r more than 1.2 million patients each year. Learn more.
The School has over 2,500 students, residents, and fellows, and nearly $450 million in extramural funding, with more than half of its academic departments ranked in the top 20 among all public medical schools in the nation in research funding. As one of the seven professional schools that make up the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus, the School of Medicine has nearly 7,000 total employees.
While our medical students comprise nearly half of the total student enrollment, our student body also includes Allied Health and Physical Therapy students, as well as graduate students and students pursuing combined degrees. We currently have ten joint degree programs: two doctorate programs (MD/PhD and MD/DDS), seven MD/Master’s degree programs, and a DPT/PhD degree program within the Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences.
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The combined School and Medical System (“University of Maryland Medicine”) has a total budget of $5 billion and an economic impact of nearly $15 billion on the state and local community.