Physiology and Biophysics

2017 Computational Neuroscience Faculty Search

The Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of Washington announces a search for a full-time faculty member at the assistant professor (tenure track) level with a 12-month service period. This position will be in the new UW Center for Computational Neuroscience.  We seek an individual (PhD and/or MD or foreign equivalent) with outstanding scholarly achievements and research interests in computational or theoretical neuroscience.  The successful applicant will play a key role in the growth of the new Center, which serves as the theoretical and computational core of campus programs in neurobiology and neural engineering, and will interface with UW’s active data sciences environment.  For more information, please see and

Application packages, including a curriculum vitae, a description of research accomplishments and plans, three letters of reference and up to two papers or manuscripts as PDFs must be submitted electronically through Interfolio:

In addition, we are committed to creating a departmental climate that embraces and benefits from the diversity of all individuals. Candidates should include a statement about how they will contribute to this environment.

Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Description of research accomplishments and plans: Please describe the significance of your research to date, the significance of your future research, and how you will benefit from and contribute to our department and the university.

Diversity Statement: We are committed to creating a department that embraces and benefits from the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Successful applicants should be able to thrive in and contribute to this environment. Please describe, in one page or less, how you will contribute to creating an inclusive and diverse department.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.