Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Evanston, Illinois
Salary DOE
Sep 08, 2016
Nov 02, 2016
Result Type
Full Time

The Department of Neurobiology, in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, seeks to recruit a new tenure-track faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor. We are interested in individuals whose research addresses fundamental issues in neuroscience at the molecular, cellular and/or systems level, and who show significant potential for innovation, scholarship, and commitment to excellence in research and teaching. Applicants holding a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and demonstrating an outstanding record of scientific achievement will be considered.

Northwestern University offers a rich and vibrant intellectual environment and state-of the-art support facilities. The appointee will join a broad, interactive community including colleagues in the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program consisting of over 130 faculty drawn from the Weinberg College, the McCormick School of Engineering, the School of Communication, the Feinberg School of Medicine, the Manne Children’s Research Institute, and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, with interactions fostered by the Center for Advanced Molecular Imaging, the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute, the Center for Genetic Medicine, Institute for Complex Systems, the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center, the Center for Reproductive Science, the Center for Sleep and Circadian Biology, and the Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Applicants should submit (in PDF format) a cover letter, a CV, and a description of research plans. Applications must be submitted electronically. For details on preparing and submitting the application, please visit Please plan to request at least three letters of recommendation. Applications received by October 25, 2016 will be ensured full consideration. All other inquiries may be directed to

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.