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Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC)

The Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC) is dedicated to providing treatment to patients with schizophrenia and related disorders, educating professionals and consumers about schizophrenia, and conducting basic and translational research into the manifestations, causes, and treatment of schizophrenia.

An internationally recognized research center, the MPRC is a division of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

The MPRC operates as a joint program with the State of Maryland Mental Hygiene Administration and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

The MPRC is located in Catonsville, Maryland, just south of Baltimore.

 


Neuroscience Faculty Position

Maryland Psychiatric Research Center

The Department of Psychiatry and the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center at the University of Maryland School of Medicine invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek an innovative basic neuroscientist who will develop and maintain a vigorous, independent research program in a translational setting focused on the neurobiology of mental illness. Experimental approaches may range from molecular and structural neurobiology to systems neuroscience. Candidates with an interest in neuroinflammation, stress and/or developmental insults leading to long-term clinical abnormalities are especially encouraged to apply. A doctoral degree and relevant post-doctoral experience in neuroscience or a related field is required, and preference will be given to candidates with existing grant support.

Send curriculum vitae, a brief summary of current and future research interests, and the names of three references to:

Robert Schwarcz, Ph.D.
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center
P.O.Box 21247
Baltimore, Maryland 21228
Email: rschwarc@mprc.umaryland.edu

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.