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Tenure Track Faculty Position with Wu Tsai Neuro and Stanford Data Science

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The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute and Stanford Data Science invite applications for a tenure-track appointment at any level in data science, focusing on theoretical and computational neuroscience.

Position Description

Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in statistics, data science, psychology, computer science, neuroscience, mathematics, physics or related disciplines. The likely departmental home of the appointee is Statistics, Psychology, or Computer Science, but could be in one of several other relevant departments.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute creatively and in depth to theoretical and computational neuroscience through research, teaching and trainee mentorship. We are open to candidates working on a broad range of problems including but not limited to formal theory, network models, information sciences and advanced data analytic methods. Ideal candidates will demonstrate strong communication and leadership skills, and will be able to actively contribute to our rapidly growing institutes and their home department.

Stanford Data Science, the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include a diversity statement including a brief discussion of how their research, teaching and mentorship will further these ideals.

The Stanford community also values transparency and openness in science and encourages candidates to provide in their research statement a description of how these values are reflected in their work to date and their future research plans.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, 3-5 page statement of research accomplishments and plans,1 page teaching statement, 1 page diversity statement (recommended), 2 representative publications, and at least 3 letters of reference. All materials should be submitted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19137. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 8, 2021, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online to complete your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Representative Publication 1
  • Representative Publication 2
  • Diversity Statement (optional)
  • Reference letter (to be submitted online by the reference writers)

Further Info

neuroscience.stanford.edu

wentzell@stanford.edu

(650) 723-3573‬

290 Jane Stanford Way, Room E152

Stanford, CA 94305

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