Rex Jung has been on the faculty in the Departments of Neurology (2003–2006) and Neurosurgery (2008–present) at the University of New Mexico.

He has published research articles across a wide range of disciplines, including traumatic brain injury, lupus, schizophrenia, intelligence, creativity, and genius. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Endowment for the Arts, DARPA, and the John Templeton Foundation. 

He is on the editorial board of several peer reviewed scientific journals including:

He is a sought after public speaker, and has presented at:

He is the editor of:

The Cambridge Handbook of the Neuroscience of Creativity



Awake Brain Surgery at UNMH: Devin’s Story
UNM Health Sciences, 2017

Visualizing Creativity in the Brain
Design Learning Network Symposium, 2015