Assistant or Associate Professor-Neuroscience

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The Department of Clinical Psychology and the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Ponce School of Medicine (PSM) invites applications for a full-time faculty position in NEUROSCIENCE at the level of ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR. PSM is a private, bilingual center of higher education located in the southern coastal city of Ponce in Puerto Rico. PSM has a dynamic research program that is currently undergoing a period of aggressive growth with a newly developed Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology to complement the existing Ph.D. Program in Biomedical Sciences. The Institution currently receives ~$5 million per year in NIH research funds. We have a state-of-the-art Biomedical Animal Resource Facility, a Behavioral Neuroscience Core Facility, and a Molecular Core Facility. We are seeking individuals with a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in Neuroscience or related disciplines. Special attention will be given to candidates with expertise in Clinical Neuroscience. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain an independent research program, which complements our existing strengths in behavioral neuroscience, neurophysiology, and clinical psychology. In addition, the candidate will be expected to have a strong commitment to graduate and medical education and actively contribute to our existing collaborative environment. Competitive lab space, salary, and start-up funds are available to the successful candidate. Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Send curriculum vitae, a 2-3 page summary of research plans, and names and addresses of three references to: Dr. José Pons Chairman, Clinical Psychology Ponce School of Medicine P.O. Box 7004 Ponce, Puerto Rico 00732 E-mail: The Ponce School of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.