Assistant Professor

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States

September 22, 2021

Description

Posting Information Position Type Permanent Faculty

Working Title Assistant Professor Position Number Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track Salary Range Full-time/Part-time Full Time If part-time, hours per week FTE Vacancy ID FAC0003595 Posting Open Date 08/06/2021 Application Deadline 09/22/2021 Open Until Filled No Proposed Start Date 04/01/2022 Position Summary

The Department of Psychiatry and the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, at the University of North Carolina, School of Medicine invite applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment as Assistant Professor. We are seeking a developmental cognitive neuroscientist with experience conducting longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging studies to study early brain changes and behavior correlates in children with autism and related developmental disabilities. Knowledge and experience analyzing multiple MRI modalities (structural MRI, functional connectivity MRI, and diffusion tensor imaging) in pediatric populations is desired. The ideal individual will have a strong record of scholarly research productivity, inter-disciplinary training and collaborative research experience, such as in the areas of genetics, basic science in preclinical models with translational applications, and research experience with several different neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., autism, Fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome). The Assistant Professor will be expected to build an innovative and externally-funded research laboratory and provide excellence in training and mentoring for undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. He or she will join a well- developed research program in developmental disabilities and will benefit from an interdisciplinary, collaborative research environment.

Educational Requirements

A PhD in neuroscience, psychology, or closely related field, is required. Rigorous postdoctoral training, demonstrated by quality, peer-reviewed publications and the ability to articulate a well thought out research plan, is required.

Qualifications and Experience

Research experience and expertise in using longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging to study early brain development and behavior/clinical correlates in young children with developmental disabilities is required. Research experience in the field of developmental disabilities in an interdisciplinary research environment, is required. Experience training and mentoring students is required.

Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated ability to write successful funding applications.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Applications may be made at: https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/196980

In addition, four letters of reference must be submitted to Angela Cousin, CB# 7255, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7255.

Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/196980

Department Contact Name and Title Laura Catherine Newton, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email LauraNewton@med.unc.edu Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Supplemental Questions

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