Assistant / Associate Professor Position at Institute of Neurobiology

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The Institute of Neurobiology of the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus seeks applicants for two tenure-track positions, one at the Assistant, and the other at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates whose research uses simple model systems to understand fundamental problems in neuroscience, or those who focus on the relationship between neural plasticity and the environment will receive highest consideration, although all fields of quality neuroscience research are encouraged to apply. The candidate should have a doctoral degree, a minimum of two years postdoctoral training, research productivity commensurate with experience and demonstrate commitment to developing an independent research program. Both positions will be housed at the Institute of Neurobiology; one is a full-time research position that carries no teaching obligations, and the other will be affiliated with the Dept. of Anatomy and Neurobiology at the University of Puerto Rico’s Medical Sciences Campus. Neuroscience has been targeted by UPR as a special area of growth, and this is reflected in both infrastructure investment and faculty hiring. The successful candidates will receive competitive start-up packages and laboratory space in the heart of historic Old San Juan. In a gesture that is both symbolic and substantive, the newly-enacted Law 101 of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico gives investigators with competitive U.S. funding substantial tax breaks on their personal income. Send curriculum vitae, a description of research interests, the names and contact information of three referees, and reprints of two significant recent publications to: Dr. Joshua Rosenthal, Search Committee, Institute of Neurobiology, 201 Boulevard del Valle, San Juan, PR 00901. In order to receive full consideration, applications should be received by January 15, 2010. For more information please contact Dr. Joshua Rosenthal at UPR-MSC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/M/VIH