University of Connecticut (UConn)

An Endowed Chair in the Department of Neuroscience

University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Farmington, CT, United States

An Endowed professorship (Janice and Rodney Reynolds Chair in Neurobiology) has been established in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine (UConn Health) to support a senior investigator with an outstanding record of accomplishments. We invite highly successful neuroscientists to apply at the Associate Professor or Full Professor rank in the tenure track. Exceptional scientists having established independent research programs in basic and/or translational neuroscience research, especially in the area of neurodegenerative diseases, neuroinflammation, vascular dementia, stroke, or pain, are particularly encouraged to apply.

UConn Health has established areas of research excellence in Aging, Immunology, Psychiatry, Vascular Biology, and Stroke. We are part of an interactive, collaborative neuroscience community that includes faculty in Neurology and Psychiatry as well as researchers on the Storrs campus. The University of Connecticut is expanding its brain research programs and will engage researchers from multiple areas for collaborative work. Researchers at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, which is located on UConn Health’s campus, are easily accessible for collaboration. The applicant will gain access to growing translational research programs at the many outstanding on-campus core facilities. Connecticut Bioscience Initiative is another source of support for developing translational projects.

Minimum qualifications include a PhD and/or MD and demonstrated accomplishments in academic performance. Applicants should currently lead excellent research programs with a history of sustained extramural funding, excellent publications and a record of successful mentorship of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. The successful applicant will be expected to actively participate in teaching and mentoring trainees including medical and graduate students at UConn Health.

Interested candidates should apply at, search no. 2019-758 and
upload their CV, cover letter and a concise statement of their research and teaching interests. Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead with signature) submitted to

UConn Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/PwD

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 2019-758