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Assistant Professor in neurobiology
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Posted Dec 21
Full details and application via Application review begins 1/15/22. (We are also hiring faculty who study microbial genomics,, and biochemistry,

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas (UNT), a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Carnegie Research Tier 1 institution, invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a research focus in Neurobiology. This includes (but is not limited to) research in neural development, diseases of the nervous system, neural signaling, neurophysiology, neurotoxicology, neuroendocrinology, and neuroimmunology. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain funding to support a vibrant research program in the candidate’s discipline and engage in undergraduate and graduate education by teaching courses in their area of expertise. 
The successful candidate is encouraged to develop interdisciplinary collaborations within and between departments at UNT. The successful candidate should have an interest and participate in our growing undergraduate degree program and graduate programs in biology (, and is expected to help foster their continued growth along with other faculty members through instruction and research.

The Department of Biological Sciences, one of four departments in the College of Science, has over 40 faculty, 175 graduate and 3,000 undergraduate students. Our faculty is a community of scholars dedicated to research and teaching in Ecology, Environmental Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Physiology, Neuroscience, Plant Biology, and Organismal-environment interactions. We offer Bachelor’s degrees in Biology, Biochemistry, Ecology, Medical Laboratory Science, and Forensic Science, and Masters and PhDs in Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Environmental Science. We measure our success by the success of our students and the quality of our intellectual contributions to society.

UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Applicants should submit:
1. Curriculum vita 
2. Cover letter
3. Up to three sample publications 
4. List of names and contact information of three references 
5. Statement of Research Interests (<2 pages)
6. Statement of teaching philosophy and advocacy for diversity, equity, and inclusion (≤ 1 page), including experience/interests in including underrepresented groups.