Translational Neuroscience Assistant Professor - SOM

Emory University
North Decatur, GA
Closing date
Oct 29, 2021

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Science, Life Sciences, Neuroscience
Discover Your Career at Emory University:
Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

The Emory Neuromodulation and Technology Innovation Center (ENTICe) - a multi-department center at Emory University - seeks applications for an Assistant Professor level position with a focus on any area of translational neuroscience and/or neuroengineering including but not limited to motor, cognition, memory, executive functioning, attention, perception, decision-making, and/or reasoning. A strong theoretical and/or engineering-based research program is sought, directed at elucidating the systems neuroscience basis of neurological/psychiatric dysfunction and its restoration, preferably using tools of neuromodulation. We especially welcome applicants who use cognitive neuroscience methods, conduct research in both the laboratory and applied settings, including with patients, and who can speak to the real-world impact of the processes they study.This will possibly be a Tenure eligible position based upon candidate experince.Preference will be given to individuals using state-of-the-art cross disciplinary approaches incorporating computational and/or quantitative methods such as multiscale recording and stimulation, in vivo microscopy, and/or in vivo electrochemistry, but other approaches to neuromodulation, and other areas such as incorporating molecular/genetic/genomic approaches will be considered. Candidates must hold a PhD or an MD/PhD with evidence of excellence in research and the ability to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program while contributing to the ENTICe mission.The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in both research and teaching. He/she is expected to develop and maintain an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, have a commitment to engage in undergraduate, graduate, and medical education, and perform service to the department, school, and university. Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to integrate and interact with ENTICe center members, existing programs (e.g., movement disorders, epilepsy, memory and depression), and collaborators of the ENTICe program, specifically faculty and students at the Georgia Institute of Technology. ENTICe is a collaborative effort between the Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, and Biomedical Engineering. The mission of ENTICe is to advance the understanding and effectiveness of neuromodulation and other neurotechnologies in order to reduce the burden of neurologic and psychiatric disorders. Ongoing research includes projects in the fields of movement disorders, epilepsy, memory and depression, with plans for expansion to related topics.The Department of Neurosurgery, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture:
To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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