Tenure-track position in Developmental Neuroscience, Dept. of Biology at WVU

Tenure-Track position in Developmental Neuroscience:
As part of a University-wide expansion in neuroscience research, West Virginia University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Biology (http://biology.wvu.edu), to begin August 2015.
Existing departmental strengths include molecular, sensory, and comparative neurobiology.
The successful candidate will join a rapidly-growing neuroscience community at WVU with almost 50 full-time faculty members (www.hsc.wvu.edu/wvucn/).
We seek an individual who uses molecular and/or functional genomic approaches to explore integrative questions that address the formation and function of neural systems.
Applicants should have a broad biology background and strong interdisciplinary skills to develop an externally-funded independent research program and contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the department.

Requirements include a PhD or equivalent degree in biology or a related field, a strong record of scholarly publications, strong post-doctoral experience, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the potential to secure external funding.
Qualified applicants should submit a single PDF file including:

  1. cover letter
  2. research statement
  3. teaching philosophy
  4. curriculum vitae
  5. up to three representative publications
    and 6) contact information for 3 references to WVUBiology@mail.wvu.edu.

Review of applications will commence on October 15, 2014.
For more information about the position contact Ashok Bidwai, abidwai@wvu.edu.
For more information about WVU and the city of Morgantown, WV: www.biology.wvu.edu/jobs/about_morgantown.
WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.
The university welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.