Assistant Professor - Metabolism and Nervous System - Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
The Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor nine-month faculty position, in the broadly defined areas of metabolism and the nervous system.
We seek an individual who has developed a vigorous research program investigating one or more areas of Metabolic Biology and Neuroscience including, but not limited to, neuronal networks governing the regulation of energy intake, expenditure, and nutrient sensing.
The Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology at the University of California, Berkeley offers a highly interactive environment with world-class research being conducted in a wide range of areas in Metabolic Biology. The appointee will benefit from access to PhD students in multiple interdepartmental programs and state-of-the-art core facilities and centers on campus. Numerous opportunities exist for interactions and collaborations with collegues at UC Berkeley and in the Bay Area.
The Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology values diversity, equity and inclusion as exemplified by the following principles of community: we recognize the intrinsic relationship between diversity and excellence in all our endeavors; we embrace open and equitable access to opportunities for learning and development as our obligation and goal.
The Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty
QualificationsBasic qualifications (required at time of application)
All applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent international degree) or M.D. (or equivalent international degree) at the time of application.Preferred qualifications
Application RequirementsDocument requirements
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