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Assistant Professor

Assistant or Associate Faculty Position in Computational Neuroscience

The Department of Neuroscienceat Washington University School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are seeking a talented investigator who will develop an innovative research program in Computational and/or Theoretical Neuroscience. Research areas of interest include but are not limited to biophysical neural circuits, large-scale brain dynamics, neural adaptation and optimal coding, perception, learning and memory, navigation, motor control, decision making, and computational psychiatry. We are particularly interested in researchers who will collaborate with experimental groups in the neuroscience community at Washington University. Investigators with a background in related disciplines such as physics, mathematics, engineering and computer science are encouraged to apply.

PhD or MD/PhD with postdoctoral research experience

When prompted to upload the CV, applicants should submit a single pdf file that contains only a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a 3-4 page research statement describing past accomplishments and future plans (in this order).

Synergistic searches are being conducted in parallel in the Washington University School of Engineering for computational and theoretical neuroscience positions. We may pass some applications on to those search committees, if we feel it is appropriate.  Please note in your cover letter if you do not wish that to occur.

Applicants should request three letters of support to be emailed directly to neurosearch@wustl.edu, c/o Paul Taghert, PhD, Chairman, Department of Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 63110. Review of applications including support letters will begin on November 15, 2019.



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An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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