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Employment Opportunities

The Wadsworth Center is staffed through the NYS Department of Health (DOH) and Health Research, Inc. (HRI). We encourage you to navigate to their respective pages if interested in a career at the Center.

Tenure Track Position: Small Animal Neurophysiology

The Wadsworth Center (Albany, NY) is seeking an outstanding scientist at the Assistant Professor level to further develop and sustain the grant-funded program in long-term rodent neurophysiological studies established over the past three decades. It is expected that the successful applicant will establish his/her own competitive, grant-funded research program in this area and will also join with other investigators in initiating grant-funded projects that take advantage of the unique technological capabilities available at Wadsworth.

The Wadsworth Center is the country's most comprehensive state public health laboratory with a staff of about 700. The Center provides a dynamic research environment focused on infectious, genetic, environmental, and neurological diseases and their impact on human health. The successful applicant will receive a competitive start-up package and access to outstanding core facilities. Educational opportunities are provided through the Center's Masters of Laboratory Science program and the Department of Biomedical Sciences, which is part of the School of Public Health of the University at Albany.

Ph.D. degree or equivalent is required, as well as relevant postdoctoral research including extensive experience and a demonstrated publication record of chronic implant-based studies in small laboratory animals. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, research plan, and contact information for at least three references to wcphgc@health.ny.gov, referencing posting SANP. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. AA/EOE.