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The Kohout lab is looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to conduct fundamental research on the biophysics of voltage regulated proteins. Projects will focus on the unique voltage sensing phosphatase and will entail using several biophysical techniques,
including electrophysiology, fluorescence imaging, cell biology and molecular biology.

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the Department of Biomedical Sciences is rapidly growing research so be a part of a growing and thriving community of scientists! More broadly, Rowan University and its many campuses are one of the fastest
growing universities in the country.  Learn more about the Kohout lab research and their strong support of diversity, equity and inclusion. If working in a great environment on interesting projects is attractive, please apply!

Job requirements:
A PhD in Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience or related fields required. Previous patch clamp electrophysiology experience highly desirable. Additional experience with fluorescence imaging, cell biology, molecular biology, working with mice and/or computer programing would be advantageous. The post-doctoral fellow will be expected to design and perform experiments, draw valid conclusions, and apply this knowledge to devise testable hypotheses and models. The successful candidate will have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with co-workers, the willingness to learn new techniques, and the motivation to move the project forward quickly.

Salary will be according to the negotiated labor agreement between the American Federation of Teachers union and Rowan University, which aligns with NIH PY0. The post-doctoral fellow will be evaluated every year by the principal investigator and continued
employment is contingent on continued funding. Funding at NIH scale secured for three years. Interested candidates should send in a curriculum vitae, pdf’s of 2-3 of their publications, a letter stating how they meet the qualifications and the names of three references. Please apply!

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Posted 4 November 2022


 


Chair, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics

UVA Health and University of Virginia School of Medicine has announced a national search for the next Chair of Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics (MPBP).

UVA Health is an academic health system that strives to provide excellence, innovation, and exceptional quality to the care of patients, the training of health professionals, and the creation and sharing of knowledge within a culture that promotes equity, diversity, and inclusivity. UVA Health is an expansive network comprised of the UVA School of Medicine (SOM), UVA School of Nursing, UVA Medical Center, UVA Community Hospitals, UVA Transitional Care Hospital, University of Virginia Physicians Group, UVA Community Medical Group, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, and other strategic partnerships and alliances.

The Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics (MPBP) is the second largest basic science department in UVA Health. Highly interdisciplinary, the faculty pursue breakthrough research and collaborate widely to advance scientific discovery. While the breadth of research topics is extensive, the culture of the department is focused on collaborative and synergistic interactions with a shared commitment to impactful research and training. This is accomplished through numerous collaborations between faculty within and outside the Department, mentorship at every level, and dedication to our mission as researchers and educators.

The Chair of the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics (MPBP)) will ensure and enable excellence in scientific discovery in physiology and biophysics and foster collaborations within the Department and across UVA. While the Chair has overall responsibility for operations and strategy across the Department, sustaining a thriving education enterprise is paramount. This position requires a renowned investigator and experienced leader with a proven record of exemplary scholarship, innovation in education and training, success in recruiting and developing faculty, and community engagement.

IDEAL EXPERIENCE

Excellence Leading Scientists

Success fostering the scientific success of others in a complex, high-achieving, and prominent academic institution.

Impact on the Field

Substantial contributions to the fields of physiology, structural biology and/or membrane biology; national engagement and visibility, and distinction in developing the next generation of investigators.

Business and Operational Management

Effective development and management of the organization and resources that provide the foundation for a successful department.

Recruitment and Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Accomplishment in retention, recruitment, development, and mentorship of outstanding faculty, staff, and trainees, including those traditionally underrepresented in medicine and science.  Demonstrated ability and interest in serving as an agent of progress in advancing racial equity and addressing healthcare disparities.

Education, Certification, Licensure

Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree.

Nominations or expression of interest should be address to leadership advisory firm Spencer Stuart at: UVAChairMPBP@spencerstuart.com.  

Posted 21 October 2022


 

Postdoctoral Position to Study KCNMA1-Linked Channelopathy

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Our research focuses on how ion channels regulate information coding in the brain and muscles (meredithlab.org).  We combine the genetic manipulation of ion channel function with cellular to whole animal ex vivo and in vivo electrophysiology and physiology. Two recent goals of the lab are to identify the fundamental biophysical properties of BK channels that cause neurological disease and that underlie circadian time in the brain’s central clock.  Techniques in the lab center around multi-level electrophysiological recordings:  voltage- and current-clamp, multi-electrode array, and EEG/EMG/ECG telemetry from heterologous cells, neurons, acute brain slices, organotypic cultures, and from awake, behaving animals.

For this NIH-funded postdoctoral position, we are seeking a highly motivated team-player to contribute to our studies of a new neuromuscular channelopathy defined by mutations in KCNMA1, the gene encoding the large conductance Ca2+-activated BK channel.  The project involves investigating human mutations and their impact on excitability in heterologous cells and neuronal models.  See our recent publications:

To apply:  Candidates should have a PhD in biophysics, neuroscience, physiology, or other relevant field.  Experience with electrophysiological recordings is required.  Excellent oral and written communication skills should be demonstrated through publications and research presentations.  Individuals from underrepresented groups in the sciences are especially encouraged to apply.

Please send by email to Dr. Andrea Meredith (ameredith@som.umaryland.edu) with:

     - your CV

     - a letter describing your research accomplishments, expertise, and career goals

     - contact information for three references


Posted 1 August 2022



 


Lecturer Position, Neurobiology and Behavior

Application Deadline  June 19, 2022

The Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at Stony Brook University invites applications for a lecturer starting Fall semester 2022. The successful candidate will teach physiology and neurobiology to undergraduates in B.S. and B.A. programs in the life sciences: a core offering is a large-enrollment, introductory physiology lecture course that uses scientific teaching and active learning methods in both conventional and “flipped” formats. The incumbent will also teach, together with current faculty, in advanced undergraduate courses, including a neurobiology lab course. The position offers an exceptional opportunity for career development in science education, at an institution that is a national leader in advancing undergraduate student success and economic mobility.

Qualifications

Applicants should have strong foundational knowledge in biology with depth in neurobiology or physiology, and a proven record of effective undergraduate teaching, especially with students from diverse backgrounds.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in the life sciences by the time of appointment.

  • At least two semesters of teaching physiology, neurobiology or a closely related subject at the undergraduate level.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD degree or equivalent in the life sciences.

  • Research experience in neurobiology, physiology or a related field.

  • At least one semester's experience as primary instructor / instructor of record.

  • Documented record of effective teaching in large-enrollment undergraduate courses.

  • Training or experience in innovative, evidence-based pedagogy and active learning.

  • Facility with current teaching technologies and learning management systems.Flexibility in adopting and testing new instructional methods.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit: CV, a 2-3 page statement of teaching philosophy, interest and experience, and the names and contact information of three people who can be asked to provide confidential evaluations with a focus on teaching. Applications should be made through the Interfolio web service, https://apply.interfolio.com/105565

Posted 9 June 2022


 

TENURED/TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS in Molecular and Cellular Physiology and Chemical Biology
(ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, FULL PROFESSOR)


The Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics at the University of Virginia invites applications for two tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in molecular and cellular physiology and chemical biology. The Department seeks to expand its strengths in cardiovascular, cancer, and other disease related biology with new faculty hires in molecular and cellular physiology of the cardiovascular system and diagnostic or therapeutic chemical biology. The Department offers a rich academic environment in physiology and biophysics with additional strengths in structural biology, membrane biology, high resolution light and electron optical imaging, chemical biology, and proteogenomic and computational approaches. Successful candidates will solve important biomedical problems in molecular and mechanistic detail. Excellent opportunities exist to collaborate with PhD and physician scientists through the Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center and the NCI-designated ComprehensiveCancer Center at UVA. Applicants are expected to be highly collaborative and integrate well with a growing number of researchers and physician scientists in basic and clinical departments of the UVA School of Medicine. Tenure status and rank of the position depends on qualifications.

Highly competitive start-up packages will be offered.

Successful applicants will have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, will be highly creative, and must have demonstrated exceptional scholarly success in their field. Demonstration of sustained grant or equivalent support is required for appointments at a mid-career or senior rank.

To apply, visit https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and search for Requisition Number R0034121. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references. Review of applicants will begin on May 13, 2022. If the positions have not been filled by September 15, 2022, a second round of reviews will be conducted in the Fall.

For further information about the positions, the scope of the search and application process, please contact Ms. Kelly Craig at kc2tw@virginia.edu, Dr. Brant Isakson at bei6n@virginia.edu or Dr. John Bushweller at
jhb4v@virginia.edu .

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Michelle Williams, Senior Recruiter/Faculty Search Advisor, at mew8js@virginia.edu

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/ For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.

Posted 8 April 2022


 

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University

The WKU Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in Animal Physiology. Candidates for the Animal Physiology position will investigate areas that may include but are not limited to neurophysiology, thermoregulation, osmoregulation, pathology, endocrinology, and/or muscle physiology. Courses to be taught may include introductory biology, animal physiology for undergraduates and graduate students, and upper-level courses in area of specialty.

The successful candidate will deliver high-quality instruction in both undergraduate and graduate courses, including courses in the Biology Department's pre-health curriculum, based on the expertise of the candidate.  Each position will require development of an active, biomedically relevant, research program attractive to M.S. students and to undergraduates in our pre-health programs, as well as career and academic advisement of pre-health professions students. The KY INBRE program provides a network of support for biomedical researchers and educators within the Commonwealth of Kentucky and presents many opportunities for collaboration as well as competitive funding programs. Opportunities are also available to collaborate on clinical research projects with physicians, residents, and fellows of Med Center Health and the University of Kentucky College of Medicine - Bowling Green Campus.

Requirements:

  • Completion of a Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline by time of application 
  • A record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals and of writing grant proposals
  • Evidence of strong communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills
  • Evidence of enthusiasm for teaching and working with undergraduate and graduate students

To view the full advertisement, visit https://wku.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=139680

 

   

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University

The WKU Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in Molecular/Cellular Biology. Candidates for the Molecular/Cellular Biology position will investigate prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic cells in areas including, but not limited to, cellular signaling, cell-cell interactions, organelle biology, intracellular trafficking, bioinformatics, and/or gene expression. Courses to be taught may include introductory biology, molecular/cellular biology for undergraduates and graduate students, and upper-level courses in area of specialty.

The successful candidate will deliver high-quality instruction in both undergraduate and graduate courses, including courses in the Biology Department's pre-health curriculum, based on the expertise of the candidate.  Each position will require development of an active, biomedically relevant, research program attractive to M.S. students and to undergraduates in our pre-health programs, as well as career and academic advisement of pre-health professions students. The KY INBRE program provides a network of support for biomedical researchers and educators within the Commonwealth of Kentucky and presents many opportunities for collaboration as well as competitive funding programs. Opportunities are also available to collaborate on clinical research projects with physicians, residents, and fellows of Med Center Health and the University of Kentucky College of Medicine - Bowling Green Campus.

Requirements:

  • Completion of a Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline by time of application 
  • A record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals and of writing grant proposals
  • Evidence of strong communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills
  • Evidence of enthusiasm for teaching and working with undergraduate and graduate students

To view the full advertisement, visit: https://wku.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=139679

 


Postdoctoral Fellow in Developmental Biophysics/Physiology

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Pharmacology Department

We are building our research team and looking for a classically-trained physiologist. The applicant should have a strong commitment to work in the developmental neurobiology field  with a focus on mammalian brain development, as well as human disease models. Current NIH funded projects are examining ion flux and biophysical properties of developing cell types in the prenatal brain, specifically as is relates to structural brain diseases. For more info please see www.rsmithlab.com.

As a postdoctoral trainee in the Smith lab you will gain expertise in cerebral organoid model, single cell sequencing (transcriptome/ATAC), High-content confocal microscopy, ferret in utero and various hiPSC models, as well as physiology approaches (2-photon imaging, high-throughput electrophysiology, patch-clamp, calcium/voltage imaging).

Actively recruiting for NIH projects through 2026. Prospective applicants can send an email to richard.smith at northwestern.edu with a CV, cover letter, and list of 3 references. Visit www.rsmithlab.com.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are highly encouraged to apply. https://www.northwestern.edu/equity/


 


Department of Physiology Faculty Positions

The Department of Physiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks highly qualified candidates for faculty positions in the tenure track at the Assistant and Associate Professor ranks. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent degree. Teaching responsibilities may include graduate and medical student instruction and training graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Research responsibilities include developing a successful extramurally supported research program. We seek investigators with demonstrated excellence in research grounded in fundamental mechanistic investigation that leverages molecular, biophysical, structural and cell-biological insights to inform physiological functions, particularly those emphasizing emerging areas, novel technologies, and interdisciplinary research.

Assistant Professor: Applicants in the early stage of career development are encouraged to apply. Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/79065

Associate Professor: Applicants are expected to have funding and an internationally recognized reputation of innovative research excellence and productivity, including high impact publications. Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/79068

The Perelman School of Medicine, one of the top ranked medical schools in the country for NIH funding, is a highly collaborative environment with state-of-the-art core facilities (https://www.med.upenn.edu/cores/). There are opportunities for appointments in numerous thematic institutes and centers (https://www.med.upenn.edu/psom/centers.html/), including the Cardiovascular Institute, Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences, Pennsylvania Muscle Institute, and Abramson Cancer Center. The School of Medicine is integrated within the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, a world-class institution with an easily walkable campus located near central Philadelphia. We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

   


Faculty Positions in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics 

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek outstanding individuals working in any area of biochemistry or molecular biophysics. Areas of particular interest include metabolism/metabolomics, epigenetics, chemical biology and RNA biology as applied to human health and disease. Underrepresented minorities, diversity and women scientists are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have established a strong record of research, built on fundamental and basic background in biochemistry or molecular biophysics and the use of quantitative methods of analysis. The research should address fundamental questions related to molecular mechanisms of biological or biomedical relevance. The department has a tradition of groundbreaking discoveries in biochemistry dating to the metabolism research of Nobel Laureates Carl and Gerty Cori. Current research programs span a wide range of topics including enzymes, intrinsically disordered proteins, membrane proteins and lipids, molecular motors, signal transduction, chromatin biology, proteomics, nucleic acid/protein interactions, protein folding and dynamics, and cell motility and the cytoskeleton. Current efforts includes research with relevance to neurodegenerative disease, aging, cancer, and infections in humans. Synergy exists with initiatives of cross-departmental research centers and institutes throughout the university, aimed at identifying molecular mechanisms of physiology and disease and translating interventions to clinical settings. Additional information about the department is available at https://biochem.wustl.edu . 

Washington University has a highly interactive research environment with vigorous interdisciplinary graduate and medical scientist training programs, and successful candidates will contribute to graduate or medical education. 

Please apply at https://facultyopportunities.wustl.edu/Posting/Detail/1010590. 

Completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2021. 

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the recruitment of candidates traditionally underrepresented on university faculties. Individuals of any race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply, as are disabled individuals and veterans. The School of Medicine at Washington University is committed to finding solutions to global health problems, including ones that affect minority and disadvantaged populations.

Posted 26 August 2021

   

Postdoctoral Fellow in Ion Channel Biophysics

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is immediately available in the MacLean lab in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of Rochester, NY. We seek an enthusiastic and motivated researcher to join our team to study the biophysics of glutamate receptors and acid-sensing ion channels. Research will be focused on understanding essential mechanisms of channel activation and desensitization and how these processes can be modulated. Our work combines patch clamp electrophysiology with fast perfusion, non-canonical amino acid incorporation, modelling and fluorescence spectroscopy approaches. The successful candidate will have recently received a PhD degree in neuroscience, pharmacology, physiology or other related field. Expertise in patch clamp electrophysiology is expected and additional experience with any one of: fluorescence microscopy, non-canonical amino acids and/or neuronal cultures is preferred.

The successful candidate will benefit from an outstanding research environment boasting a rich history of ion channel study as well as opportunities for career enhancement and development into an independent investigator. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and university guidelines. At the University of Rochester, we embrace diversity and inclusion as we believe they are an essential part of our success.

To apply, please send an email to Dr. David MacLean at david_maclean@urmc.rochester.edu with CV, contact information of three references, and a brief summary of research interests. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. University of Rochester Medical   Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Posted 10 August 2021


 

 


Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology and Physiology

University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry

 

OPENING:

 

The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of Rochester invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.  We seek a creative, enthusiastic scientist with clear potential to secure extramural funding for their research program (active extramural funding is required for candidates for Associate Professor) who will synergize with the highly collaborative environment of the Department and the strategic initiatives of the Medical Center’s broader research community.  The Department, which has added seven tenure-track faculty members over the past several years, offers outstanding research and graduate training environments. Established research strengths in the department revolve around cell signaling in the context of physiology and disease and include: calcium signaling, extracellular matrix and cell adhesion signaling, G protein-coupled receptor pharmacology and signaling, and ion channel structure and function.  The successful applicant will receive a highly-competitive start-up package, generous laboratory space, and access to a wide range of state-of-the-art core facilities.  The new faculty member will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, independent, externally funded research program and contribute to graduate student education and medical school teaching.

 

The University of Rochester Medical Center, the School of Medicine and Dentistry, and the adjacent Schools of Arts, Sciences and Engineering are part of a private, world-class research university, providing excellent opportunities for highly diverse, cross-disciplinary interactions and collaborations. Rochester is a vibrant, mid-sized city located in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, within driving distance of New York City, Toronto, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh. The city boasts a lively arts and culture scene and is home to the Eastman Theater, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the International Jazz Festival, the Strong Museum of Play, and a wide variety of art and music festivals and fairs.  The Rochester area was named one of the best places to raise a family by both Forbes and Kiplinger due in part to its short commutes, affordable housing, low cost of living, and quality public schools.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Candidates should apply online at http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs. (Under the Job Search heading, click the link for All Other Openings, search for Job Posting Number 230045).  Include a cover letter addressed to Dr. Robert Dirksen, Lewis Pratt Ross Professor and Chair of Pharmacology and Physiology; curriculum vitae; a 2-3 page description of research plans; 2 recent key publications; and names and contact information for three references. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be received before December 1, 2021. 

 

Candidates are asked to submit a Statement of Diversity to demonstrate their support of UR’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion as a mission-driven institution. This statement should include their professional accomplishments that foster equitable and inclusive practices, and/or the candidate’s vision for creating a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion in their role.

 

The University of Rochester is an equal opportunity employer.  Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. 


Posted 22 July 2021


 



Assistant/Associate Professor


The Department of Physiology & Biophysics at Boston University School of Medicine seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor to begin in academic year 2022-2023 or earlier. The Department of Physiology & Biophysics believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. Toward that goal, we are especially keen to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The successful candidate will have a significant publication record in their field of research; research and scholarship that is highly regarded in their discipline; ability to teach physiology and/or biophysics; and contribute to departmental and university citizenship. Disciplines of particular departmental interest include the molecular and cellular mechanisms of health and disease, with an emphasis on the structural basis of sensory processes, cardiac physiology, lipoprotein metabolism, protein biogenesis, and neuroscience.

Boston University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

For more information, see http://www.bumc.bu.edu/phys-biophys/ 
Contact:  Dr. Esther Bullitt, bullitt@bu.edu

Posted 1 July 2021



NIH-funded Postdoctoral Position in the Bannister Lab

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is open in the laboratory of Dr. Roger Bannister at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) in downtown Baltimore. The successful candidate will drive a project investigating age-related declines in muscle excitability. To do so, she/he/they will utilize state-of-art electrophysiological and optical recording techniques.  In addition, the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop an independent research program. 

 

This position is slated to begin immediately.  Qualified individuals should apply to this posting and attach a cover letter, CV and names of three references. Specific inquiries should be directed to Dr. Bannister: RBannister@som.umaryland.edu.

 

UMSOM fosters intellectual interaction and provides state-of-the-art resources. In particular, the UMSOM has outstanding depth in muscle biology.UMSOM also has a longstanding commitment to aging research and has been designated a Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center since 1994. 

Qualifications

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. with less than five years of postdoctoral experience.  The ideal candidate should have strong communication and writing skills, as well as relevant technical expertise (e.g., expertise with patch-clamp recording and/or Ca2+ imaging techniques, knowledge of ion channel biop
hysics and/or muscle physiology, etc.).

Posted 28 June 2021

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Tenure Track Associate/Full Professor in Cardiovascular Research

The Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) invites applications and nominations from nationally-recognized individuals for the position of Tenure Track Associate OR Full Professor in Cardiovascular Research. This position comes with a competitive start-up package, and the successful applicant will assume a primary role in undertaking and promoting cardiovascular research at the UTHSC. The qualified candidate is expected to be a leader in the field of cardiovascular research with a nationally-recognized research program supported by significant extramural funding and will have an outstanding record of research accomplishments. He/she is expected to maintain a vigorous, creative, externally-funded research program that complements that of current faculty and builds on departmental strengths. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to take advantage of the exceptional collaborative opportunities and excellent resources available in the Department of Physiology, the Division of Cardiology, and at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare—which is partnering with UTHSC to create the UTHSC-Methodist Cardiovascular Institute—to develop collaborative research programs across the UTHSC campus. The candidate is also expected to participate in medical and graduate teaching. The Department of Physiology at UTHSC was recently ranked third out of all Physiology Departments in North America for total research funding. Current areas of research within the Department include cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and ion channels.

Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree, and should submit a cover letter of interest, complete CV, summary of research accomplishments and goals, and names and contact information of three references to the search committee assistant, Dr. Nathan Tipton (ntipton2@uthsc.edu). Please indicate to which rank you are applying and submit application online at https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/uthsc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=19000000JJ&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago. Please direct any questions to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. R.K. Rao (rrao2@uthsc.edu).  This position will remain open until filled.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.

Posted 4 May 2021


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Professor and Connell Endowed Chair in Diabetes Research

The Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) invites applications and nominations from nationally and internationally renowned individuals for the position of Eldon D. & Ruth Connell Endowed Chair Professor of Diabetes Research. The Department of Physiology at UTHSC was recently ranked eighth out of all Physiology Departments in North America for total research funding. Current areas of research within the Department include cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and ion channels. Outstanding collaborative opportunities and excellent resources are available in the Department of Physiology and the Division of Endocrinology at the UTHSC. In addition to the Endowed Chair fund, this position comes with a competitive start-up package. The occupant of the Connell Endowed Chair will assume a leadership role in diabetes research in the UTHSC campus. The qualified candidate will have an outstanding record of research accomplishments and significant extramural funding. He/she is expected to maintain a vigorous, creative, externally funded research program that compliments that of current faculty and builds on departmental strengths. Applicants are expected to be leaders in the field of diabetes research with an internationally-recognized research program that is supported by robust extramural funding. The successful candidate will have an outstanding opportunity to develop collaborative research programs across the UTHSC campus. Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree. Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest, complete CV, summary of research accomplishments and goals, and names and contact information of five references. Please direct any questions to Dr. Nathan Tipton, secretary for the Connell Endowed Chair Search Committee (ntipton2@uthsc.edu). This position will remain open until filled.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.

Posted 4 May 2021


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