Assistant Professor - Computational & Theoretical Neuroscience
University of California, San Diego
The Section of Neurobiology in the Division of Biological Sciences (www.biology.ucsd.edu) invites applications for a faculty position in computational and theoretical neuroscience at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level. Candidates who investigate the function and dynamics of neuronal circuits by the development of mathematical models, computer simulations, or novel approaches to data analysis and information processing are encouraged to apply. Solely theoretical research programs as well as those with a wet-lab component will be considered. The Neurobiology Section is a highly interactive group that seeks colleagues who complement existing strengths.
The Division of Biological Sciences at UC San Diego is a vibrant center of scientific discovery, innovation, and collaboration. Our large research base spans many areas of biology and has one of the most celebrated graduate programs in the country. We are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.
All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, and be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition to excellence and creativity in research and scholarship, successful candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. We are especially interested in candidates who have created or contributed to programs that aim to increase access and success of underrepresented students and/or faculty in the sciences, and/or have detailed plans to accomplish such goals.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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