Neuroscience Faculty in Psychiatry

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

United States

October 11, 2021

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The Neuroscience Research Division of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is seeking outstanding neuroscientists with strong interest in the neurobiological basis of mental illness, including addiction, autism, depression, schizophrenia and brain injury for tenure track Assistant Professor positions. Candidates with research expertise in cellular, systems or translational neuroscience are preferred, including genetics, molecular and cellular biology, neurophysiology and behavior. Successful candidates will bring state of the art expertise, complement research of current faculty members (https:// www. utsouthwestern.edu/education/medical- school/departments/psychiatry/research/basic/index.html), and participate in the development of disease-based research Centers of Excellence.

Candidates must have an MD and/or PhD degree, postdoctoral research experience, and a record of outstanding research publications. The selected candidates...

The Neuroscience Research Division of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is seeking outstanding neuroscientists with strong interest in the neurobiological basis of mental illness, including addiction, autism, depression, schizophrenia and brain injury for tenure track Assistant Professor positions. Candidates with research expertise in cellular, systems or translational neuroscience are preferred, including genetics, molecular and cellular biology, neurophysiology and behavior. Successful candidates will bring state of the art expertise, complement research of current faculty members (https:// www. utsouthwestern.edu/education/medical- school/departments/psychiatry/research/basic/index.html), and participate in the development of disease-based research Centers of Excellence.

Candidates must have an MD and/or PhD degree, postdoctoral research experience, and a record of outstanding research publications. The selected candidates will be eligible for a competitive support package designed to foster early career development. The Psychiatry Neuroscience Division is a multidisciplinary and highly collaborative research group. Interested candidates should apply online, submit an electronic curriculum vitae, a 2-page summary of past research and future research plans with their application, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to psychrecruit@utsouthwestern.edu. Applications will be accepted through December 15, 2021.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: https: // jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion/.

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2020-2021 Benefits Summary

Health Benefits
  • PPO and ACO Options
  • 100% Coverage for Preventative Health − No Co-Pay
  • Tobacco-Free Incentives
  • Generous Prescription Drug Plan
  • 3 Options for Dental Coverage
  • 2 Options for Vision Coverage
  • Abundance of Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Retirement Plan

    (Eligibility varies by employment status)

  • The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is a defined benefit plan with 5-year vesting
  • Employee Contribution Max 7.7% of salary
  • Employer Contribution Match up to 7.5% of salary
  • Optional Retirement Program (ORP) defined contribution plan with 1 year, 1 day vesting
  • Employee Contribution Max of 6.65% of salary
  • Employer Contribution Match of 8.5% of salary
  • Optional Tax-Sheltered Annuity
  • Optional Deferred Compensation Plan
  • PTO Benefits
  • 15 Paid Holidays, Eligible Day 1
  • 8 Hours/Month Accrued Vacation
  • 8 Hours/Month Accrued Sick Leave
  • Other Benefits
  • On-Site Day Care
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Short-Term Disability Coverage
  • Voluntary Group Life Coverage
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage
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