Assistant Professor in Neurobiology University of California at Berkeley, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute

Assistant Professor - Neurobiology - Department of Molecular & Cell Biology and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute


  • College of Letters & Science - Molecular & Cell Biology

 

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open September 1st, 2017 through November 15th, 2017
 

DESCRIPTION

 

The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute (HWNI) are soliciting applications for an Open-Level (tenure-track or tenured) faculty position in Neurobiology. The position will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level and rank will be determined on qualifications and experience. The expected start date is July 1, 2018.

 

We seek applicants studying fundamental aspects of nervous system function, in the broad areas of molecular, cellular or synaptic neurobiology, neurological disease, or neural circuit development or function. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence, originality and productivity in research, and an interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching and promoting diversity and equal opportunity. A Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent degree in Neuroscience, Molecular and Cell Biology, or a related field is required at time of application.

 

Applicants who are not currently tenured at an institution of higher education/are not a senior independent investigator may apply for the Assistant Professor level by completing an online application via the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01471.

 

Assistant Professor Application Requirements: You must arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are produced via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

 

Assistant professor applicants are required to upload the following materials: Curriculum vitae; a summary of major research accomplishments (approximately 250 words); a summary of your ongoing and planned research program (approximately 1,500 words plus up to one page of figures and a list of essential publication citations); complete list of your publications; three significant publications (for each significant publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarize, in approximately 300 words, the significance of the selected publication); a statement of y our teaching interests as well as any prior teaching and mentoring experience (approximately 500 words); and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service. A cover letter is optional but recommended.

 

Applicants who are currently tenured at an institute of higher education/ are a senior independent investigator may apply at the Associate or Full Professor level by completing an online application via the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01484. You must provide contact information for 3 - 5 referees. We will only contact your referees if you are a finalist for the position, and we will seek your permission before doing so.

 

Associate/Full professor applicants are required to upload the following materials: Curriculum vitae; a summary of your ongoing and planned research program (approximately 1,500 words plus up to one page of figures and a list of essential publication citations); complete list of your publications; a statement of your teaching interests as well as any prior teaching and mentoring experience (approximately 500 words); and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service. A cover letter is optional but recommended.

 

Applications must be received by November 15, 2017. Please direct questions to: mcbsearch.committee@berkeley.edu

 

The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley, is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

 

JOB LOCATION

Berkeley, CA

 

LEARN MORE

More information about this recruitment: https://mcb.berkeley.edu/

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

DOCUMENTS

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Summary of Research Accomplishments - A summary of major research accomplishments (approximately 250 words).

  • Ongoing and Planned Research Program - A summary of approximately 1,500 words of the applicant's ongoing and planned research program, plus up to one page of figures and a list of essential publication citations.

  • Publications List - Complete list of publications.

  • Significant Publication #1 - In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes (in approximately 300 words) the significance of the selected publication.

  • Significant Publication #2 - In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes (in approximately 300 words) the significance of the selected publication.

  • Significant Publication #3 - In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes (in approximately 300 words) the significance of the selected publication.

  • Statement of Teaching - Summary of teaching interests, as well as an prior teaching and mentoring experience (approximately 500 words).

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

 

REFERENCES

3 letters of reference required

 

HOW TO APPLY

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