University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley)

Assistant Professor-Neurobiology- Department of Molecular and Cell Biology and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, United States

Recruitment Period
Open August 20th, 2019 through Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

University of California, Berkeley
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology & Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute

The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute (HWNI) at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Neurobiology. The expected start date is July 1, 2020.

We seek applicants studying fundamental aspects of nervous system function, in the broad areas of molecular, cellular or synaptic neurobiology, neurological disease or aging,or neural circuit development or function. Candidates should demonstrate excellence, originality and productivity in research, an interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring, and a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and in MCB. Our excellence requires faculty who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

Basic Qualifications:
-A Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent international degree at time of application.

Preferred Qualifications:
-A Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent international degree in Neuroscience, Molecular Biology or a related field.

-Candidates should have demonstrated excellence, originality and productivity in research, and an interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching and promoting diversity and equal opportunity.

Applicants may apply by completing an online application via the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02181.

Applicants are required to upload the following materials: (1) Curriculum vitae; (2) Summary of major research accomplishments (approximately 250 words); (3) Summary of your ongoing and planned research program (approximately 1,500 words with intermixed figures), this should begin with a title for your research program and should include a list of essential publication citations; (4) Complete list of your publications; (5) Three significant publications (for each significant publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes, in approximately 300 words, the significance of the selected publication); (6) Statement of your understanding of barriers to success in education and research for groups underrepresented in STEM, your past efforts to address these issues, and your future plans to promote a diverse, equitable and inclusive research environment at Berkeley. All diversity, equity and inclusion activities should be included in this statement. See https://ls.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/frequently_asked_questions-statement_of_contributions_to_diversity_equity_and_inclusion.pdf for detailed instructions; (7) Statement of your teaching interests as well as any prior teaching and mentoring experience (approximately 500 words). A cover letter is optional but recommended.

Applicants must arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Potential referees, including those whose letters are produced via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), should refer to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (https://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications must be received by October 15, 2019.

Please direct questions to: mailto:mcbsearch.committee@berkeley.edu

The Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Learn More
More information about this recruitment: https://mcb.berkeley.edu/

Requirements
Document requirements

Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

Summary of Research Accomplishments – A summary of major research accomplishments (approximately 250 words).

Ongoing and Planned Research Program – Summary of your ongoing and planned research program (approximately 1,500 words with intermixed figures). This should egin with a title for your research program and should include a list of essential publication citations.

Publications List – Complete list of publications.

Significant Publication #1 – In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes (in approximately 300 words) the significance of the selected publication.

Significant Publication #2 – In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes (in approximately 300 words) the significance of the selected publication.

Significant Publication #3 – In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes (in approximately 300 words) the significance of the selected publication.

Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ls.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/frequently_asked_questions-statement_of_contributions_to_diversity_equity_and_inclusion.pdfhttps://ls.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/frequently_asked_questions-statement_of_contributions_to_diversity_equity_and_inclusion.pdf.

Statement of Teaching – Summary of teaching interests, as well as an prior teaching and mentoring experience (approximately 500 words).

Cover Letter – A cover letter is optional but recommended.
(Optional)

Reference requirements

• 3 letters of reference required

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