Department of Neurosciences

MSC 08 4740
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: (505) 272-4411
Fax: (505) 272-8082

Positions Available



The University of New Mexico School of Medicine

The Department of Neurosciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  

Minimum Requirements:  Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, or the equivalent, with postdoctoral experience.  

Preferences:  Applicants working with rodent models of brain disorders, whose research interests and expertise complement those of the New Mexico Alcohol Research Center ( and/or the Center for Brain Recovery and Repair ( and their potential for programmatic research collaboration within one or both of the department’s research centers;  Applicants with an independent research program, or strong potential for obtaining extramural funding, as evidenced by funding history, high quality publications and their research plan;  Experience or interest in participating in graduate and medical school teaching programs.  For more details on current research activities in the Department of Neurosciences see and the Brain and Behavioral Health Institute at  

The position includes a competitive state-funded salary, research start-up funds and state-of-the-art research and shared core facilities.  For best consideration, applications must be received by September 30th, 2016; however, the position will remain open until filled.  

UNM’s confidentiality policy (“Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at  The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and educator.  

For complete details of this position and to apply, access Faculty Postings at: Reference Posting # 0835372.  


There are currently no Postdoctoral positions available at this time.  Please check back in the future.