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Cognitive Neuroscience Faculty - Rank/DOQ

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Job Description

The Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha invites applications for a tenure-leading faculty position in Cognitive Neuroscience. We welcome applications from any area of cognitive neuroscience, including executive function, visual attention, perception, motor control, memory, emotion, and decision-making, but are especially interested in building our existing research programs in human development and aging. Methodological specialty within neuroimaging is open, but ideally the candidate would benefit from our strong existing program in MEG imaging and/or our new Siemens Prisma MRI, and develop a translational, theory-based neuroimaging program focusing on their area of interest. The successful applicant should expect strong financial support for building their research program and would join a growing group of cognitive neuroscientists, both within the department and across campus, using MEG, fMRI, and other modalities. Successful candidates will have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD in neuroscience, psychology, or computer science, with postdoctoral training and an excellent publication record for their career stage. Candidates should also have a sustained record of research and demonstrated ability, or evidence of the potential, to generate extramural funding commensurate with their career stage. Applicants should have the ability and interest to teach graduate courses in cognitive neuroscience, and to mentor PhD students in our growing Neuroscience PhD program. The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is a vibrant research environment with major resources and ample opportunities for training and trans-disciplinary collaboration. Resources include a 306-sensor MEG system, research-dedicated 3T Siemens Prisma magnet, multiple other 3T human MRI scanners, high-definition transcranial direct-current and alternating-current stimulation (HD-tDCS/tACS) equipment, eye-tracking equipment, and a state-of-the-art transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) suite. UNMC is located in Omaha, a metro area with a population of approximately one million, with major attractions and events. Please submit a letter detailing current research interests, a curriculum vitae, a list of the applicantâ??s five most important publications, and contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation at a later time. Applications should be submitted online at: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Start dates are negotiable, but ideally before the close of 2019. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.Omaha, NE

Job Details

Date Posted May 20, 2020
Requisition 2019 - 362
Located In Omaha, NE
Salary Comment Salary Commensurate with Experience
Department Neurological Sciences 50001975
Function Faculty
SOC Category 00-0000.00