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Open Rank of Neurosciences

Posting Numberreq6048
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentNeurosciences General Admin (993C)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The Department of Neurosciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  

For more details on current research activities in the Department of Neurosciences see and the Brain and Behavioral Health Institute at  

The position includes a competitive state-funded salary, research start-up funds and state-of-the-art research and shared core facilities.  This position may be subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law. If criminal records screening is mandated, clearance by the New Mexico Department of Health is required as a condition of employment.  


Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, or the equivalent
  • Postdoctoral experience


  • Applicants with an independent research program, or strong potential for obtaining extramural funding, as evidenced by funding history, high quality publications and their research plan
  • Applicants with experience working with rodent models of brain disorders, whose research interests and expertise complement programmatic research collaborations with one or both of the department’s research centers; the New Mexico Alcohol Research Center on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ( and/or the Center for Brain Recovery and Repair on TBI and stroke (
  • Experience or interest in participating in graduate and medical school teaching programs
Application InstructionsA complete application must include a letter of interest addressing each minimum and preferred qualification and relating personal qualifications to the responsibilities of the position; Research Proposal: CV or resume, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references. For additional information, please contact: Charles LeBlanc Department of Neurosciences Fitz Hall/BMSB 145 MSC08 4740, 1 University of New Mexico ABQ, NM 87131
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 10/15/2018. This position will remain open until filled.

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