Assistant Professor of Research Physiology and Neuroscience


University of Southern California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

We are recruiting for an Assistant Professor of Research in Physiology and Neuroscience at the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute. The work of this position will focus on work to elucidate the mechanistic basic for acute ischemic stroke exacerbation, and developing safe and effective therapeutic strategies for acute ischemic stroke. The candidate needs extensive research training in pharmacology, specifically for in vivo animal model development, therapeutic target validation and new-drug discovery. The candidate should also have expertise in translational, experimental models of stroke including filament and embolic mouse models and have significant experience in evaluating post-stroke sensorimotor and neurological deficit.

The annual base salary range for this position is $70,000-$116,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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