The University of Washington (UW) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System are jointly recruiting a full-time (100% FTE) university faculty member at the rank of Professor WOT (Without tenure due to Funding) on the Faculty Scientist pathway. The position will be based at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS) in Seattle. The successful candidate may also have clinical responsibilities at VAPSHCS, if desired. The degree requirement is a PhD in Neurosciences (or equivalent) and clinical licensure. US citizen status is required. This is a 12 month position. The anticipated start date is December 1, 2020. The intended length of appointment for this position is indefinite. The salary will be paid directly through the VA, but could also include UW salary support. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is contingent on available funding.
We seek applicants with an established research program in neuroscience and in accord with the research mission of the VA Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) addressing the "invisible wounds of war:" combat posttraumatic stress disorder and repetitive mild traumatic brain injury and their complex comorbidities, including neurodegeneration and dementia.
Development of collaborative, independent research with research faculty of the departments of Neurology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and other investigators affiliated with the UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC).
The degree requirement is a PhD in Neurosciences, Biology, or relative scientific field (or foreign equivalent). Applicants must be U.S. Citizens (permanent residents may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).
Job duties include performing distinguished scholarship securing competitive grant funding. The successful applicant will work in a collaborative, interdisciplinary research team and be willing to work across institutions.
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