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Assistant or Associate Professor: Brain Computer Interface

Apply now Work type: University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University seeks an exceptional basic or translational scientist with a proven track record in neural interfacing / BCI to join to join the University as an Assistant or Associate Professor in the University Tenure Line (UTL). A focus on basic and translational research in an area of neural interfacing/BCI is strongly desired.

The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching.

Faculty rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The successful applicant should have a PhD and/or MD degree and be actively engaged or show exceptional promise in a laboratory research program. Independent funding is seen as evidence of scholarly achievement/potential for independence.

Although the search is being run through neurosurgery, depending on the candidate, an appointment in the school of engineering could be discussed.

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.

The Neurosurgery Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here:

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.

Gordon Li, M.D.
Professor of Neurosurgery and Search Committee Chair
Department of Neurosurgery
Stanford University
c/o Phil Pajar, Faculty Affairs Administrator


The expected base pay range for this position is:

Rank Assistant: $177,000-$195,000
Rank Associate: $209,000-$233,000

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It does not include all components of the School of Medicine’s faculty compensation program or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.

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