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Position Announcement


      Assistant Professor of Neurophysiology and Molecular Neuropharmacology

Applications are invited for a Tenure-Track faculty position in the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences as part of the University of Montana’s NIH-funded Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) in Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics (

The position is being offered at the Assistant Professor level within the Department of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy, which houses the Center for Structural and Functional Neuroscience (

We seek a productive and innovative scientist who will develop a creative research program in areas of interest that include, but are not limited to, structural and/or mechanistic questions in neurophysiology or molecular neuropharmacology. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program and to exhibit a strong commitment to teaching in disciplines that include neurobiology or molecular pharmacology, as well as mentoring students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. UM is an EEO/AA employer. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have a demonstrated record of graduate and postdoctoral research excellence. A competitive startup package will be provided.

The University of Montana is located in Missoula, a cosmopolitan Rocky Mountain community of about 80,000. The city has been singled out in national publications for its high quality of life.  Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere.


Screening of applications will begin on February 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled

Inquiries pertaining to the announcement can be directed to the Search Committee Chair at


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