Research Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
The Department of Otolaryngology and the Pittsburgh Hearing Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine invites applications for an Assistant Research Professor full-time, appointment-stream position in auditory neuroscience.
The successful candidate will hold a PhD degree and will have research interests relevant to the auditory system. Candidates with interests and expertise relevant to cellular electrophysiology are encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience and publications in synaptic plasticity mechanisms in the auditory brainstem are especially encouraged to apply.
This faculty position is within the vibrant and highly interactive basic and clinical neuroscience research community of the University of Pittsburgh, including the Center for Vision Restoration (http://foxcenter.pitt.edu/), the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute (http://www.braininstitute.pitt.edu/), the Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (http://www.cnup.pitt.edu/), the Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (http://www.pind.pitt.edu/) and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (http://www.upmc.com/about/facts/pages/default.aspx). Successful candidates will join an active auditory research community with diverse colleagues across University of Pittsburgh and the adjacent Carnegie Mellon University whose research spans human clinical and behavioral research, auditory cognitive neuroscience, and systems, cellular and molecular neuroscience. This community is strengthened by NIH-supported training grants promoting graduate and post-doctoral training in auditory science.
All applicants should apply through the University of Pittsburgh’s Talent Center, requisition #21000092.
Please submit a CV, a 2-page description of research interests and future directions, and two reference letters.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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