Associate Professor In Residence Neuroscientist In Vivo Preclinical Research
The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
September 17, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for an Associate Professor in Residence Neuroscientist with in vivo expertise.
A full-time faculty position (In Residence Series) is available in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Associate Professor in Residence level for a mid-career neuroscientist with expertise in in vivo preclinical research. The candidate must possess a Ph.D. in neuroscience. Demonstrated expertise in preclinical rodent models of autism, epilepsy, and/or rare genetic disorders is required. Preferred qualifications include additional expertise in neurophysiology, neurotoxicology, and/or gene-environment interactions. Strong applicants will have experience using both mouse and rat models.
The individual selected for the position will be expected to build a successful, independent research program and demonstrate excellence in teaching and university service. Specific responsibilities include: 1) carrying out behavioral phenotyping studies in rodent models of autism, epilepsy, and/or rare genetic disorders, 2) evaluating brain pathology in these models through in vivo neuroimaging and histological approaches, and 3) successfully competing for extramural funding to evaluate translational animal models and develop novel therapeutic interventions for neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders. Additional responsibilities include interdisciplinary collaborations with faculty from diverse backgrounds and participation in large-scale, team science initiatives.
This recruitment is conducted at the Associate rank. The selected candidate will be hired at the Associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.
Applications should be submitted by October 17, 2018 for initial consideration. However, the position will remain open until filled or June 30, 2019.
Qualified applicants should upload a Letter of Interest, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Contact information for 3 professional references and Curriculum vitae online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02385
UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
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About The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UC Davis has rapidly grown over the last several years, more than doubling the size of its faculty and staff to approximately 80 psychiatrists, psychologists, and scientists and approximately 300 employees. The Department's administrative offices, outpatient clinic, and education office are located at 2230 Stockton Blvd., directly across from the UC Davis Medical Center. The Department also has a child and adolescent psychiatry clinic located next door at 2348 Stockton Blvd. The Department's forensic division and psychosomatic medicine service are located at 2348 Stockton Blvd. Finally, a number of Department faculty are located at the MIND Institute and Imaging Research Center in Sacramento as well as the Center for Neuroscience on the UC Davis campus.
The Department provides clinical services at a number of locations throughout the greater Sacramento area. The psychosomatic medicine service provides services in the main hospital. Outpatient services are provided on the first floor of the 2230 Stockton Blvd. site. Department faculty are assigned to the intake and inpatient psychiatry units at the Sacramento County Men...tal Health Treatment Center campus, located a block away at 2150 Stockton Blvd. Faculty and residents also provide services at three County of Sacramento regional clinics, a cross-cultural outpatient clinic, and a homeless mentally ill clinic, and the 2348 Stockton Blvd. child and Adolescent psychiatry clinic.