The Department of Pharmacology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time tenure track Investigator at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor who will conduct ground-breaking, extramurally-funded research and contribute to the educational missions of the department. We are especially interested in candidates who investigate basic and translational topics of neuropharmacology relevant to addiction, pain, epilepsy, neurological and psychiatric disease. Expertise in two-photon imaging, neurophysiology, developing novel disease models including stem cell-derived platforms, genome editing, drug discovery and other cutting edge methodologies is highly desirable. Successful candidates will be assigned newly renovated laboratory space and generous start-up packages to transition their independent research programs to a collegial and collaborative scientific environment that is rich with core facilities and diverse expertise.
Qualified candidates should have a PhD, MD/PhD, or MD degree, significant research experience, and evidence of sustainable extramural funding. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled. Salary is commensurate with experience.
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