Kent State University’s Department of Biological Sciences seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member, open rank, in the area of Developmental Neuroscience. The successful applicant will join a department with significant strength in neuroscience and related disciplines and excellent research and educational programs.
This position is part of a larger strategic hiring effort in support of the Brain Health Research Institute, including positions in Psychological Sciences and Anthropology. The Brain Health Research Institute represents a university-wide investment in research facilities and resources to support faculty with complementary expertise in Brain Health. Together with new faculty hires, this investment reflects Kent State University’s commitment to contributing to the understanding of brain function in health and disease. This hire is one of a multiyear hiring effort in brain health and related fields.
The individual hired for this position will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program, engage in collaborative research, direct theses and dissertations, and exhibit a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Qualifications include a PhD in neuroscience or related field with post-doctoral experience and a strong history of recent publications in peer-reviewed journals. Candidates at the Associate Professor or Professor rank are expected to have current extramural funding and a strong funding history. Salary and startup funds are competitive and commensurate with academic qualifications and prior experience.
To apply, send cover letter, curriculum vitae, a 2-page research statement, a 1-page teaching/mentoring statement, and names and contact information of 3 references to: BioFacSearch@kent.edu with Neuroscience in the subject line. Questions can be directed to the same e-mail address. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.