Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Assistant Professor
Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
Vacancy ID FAC0003679
Posting Open Date 10/06/2021
Application Deadline 11/05/2021
Open Until Filled No
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2022
The Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
invites applications for a faculty position in Neuroscience at the tenure-
track Assistant Professor level. The potential start date is July 1, 2022.
We seek outstanding candidates in any field of basic neuroscience, including
(but not limited to) systems, cellular, and behavioral neuroscience. We are
especially interested in researchers utilizing experimental model organisms,
such as Drosophila , C. elegans , and zebrafish, although those using
other experimental organisms or studying neurological disease models are
encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate may employ a combination of
approaches, including, but not limited to: advanced cellular or molecular
imaging, electrophysiology, quantitative analysis of behavior, genetic
manipulation of neural circuits or molecules, biochemistry, and computational
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers a rich academic
environment with extensive opportunities for collaborative research within the
institution. As one of the three “points” of The Research Triangle along with
Raleigh and Durham, Chapel Hill continually receives accolades for being a top
location to live and work due to its exceptional educational, cultural, and
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in Biology,
Neuroscience, or a related discipline
Qualifications and Experience
Applicant must have a demonstrated track record of scholarly productivity, and
be capable of developing an independent, extramurally-funded research program.
The successful candidate will also be able to fulfill the growing demand for
teaching neuroscience to undergraduate and graduate students.
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.
To apply, applicants must submit:
a cover letter describing the applicant's interest in the position
a curriculum vitae
a Research Statement, summarizing research accomplishments and future research directions (4 pages maximum),
a Teaching Statement, summarizing teaching and mentoring interests and experience (1-2 pages), and
a Diversity Statement, describing the applicant's past experiences, as well as past activities and planned commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (1-2 pages) uploaded as “Other Document”.
Applicants should arrange to have four confidential letters of recommendation
submitted online. Applications, including all letters of recommendation,
received by Dec. 10, 2021 will receive the highest priority for consideration.
For questions regarding the search, contact the search committee chair, Dr.
Stephen Crews, at email@example.com.
Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/200504
Department Contact Name and Title Stephen Crews
Department Contact Telephone or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
Curriculum Vitae / Resume
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