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(Updated 8/24/18)

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Postdoctoral Fellowships

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine
Texas Health Resources, Dallas


Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is seeking a Full Time Research Associate Fellow in the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine (IEEM) department to work variable shifts supporting the Cerebrovascular Lab, specifically in Alzheimer's Disease prevention trial.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

Strong publication record to be included in your CV upon application submittal  

EDUCATION:
  • Doctorate in Medicine or Physiology - M.D. or D.O. or Ph.D. required.  
  • Recent Ph.D. or M.D. (within last 3 years) in neuroimaging, exercise physiology or clinical vascular research preferred. 
  EXPERIENCE:
  • 6 months Physiology experience and 5 years of experience working in a research lab and/or related clinical setting required.
  • Experience and previous training in Cardiovascular Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Neuroscience/Cognitive function, or MRI are preferred. 
  • Strong publication record in high-impact scientific journals preferred. 
SKILLS:
  • Demonstrated verbal and written ability to communicate effectively and professionally across disciplines. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. 
  • Must demonstrate strong customer service skills. 
  • Ability to accomplish results and achieve organizational outcomes and goals. 
  • Good organizational and project management skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Basic word processing, database, graphics and spreadsheet applications skills. 
  • Basic knowledge of research methodology preferred.  
  • Excellent communication and laboratory skills

    CERTIFICATIONS:
     
  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support required upon hire (from American Heart Association)

    JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
     
  • Project Coordination and Research Activity:
    Under a mentor or sponsor's guidance, the incumbent performs clinical research projects conducted by the mentor/faculty member or projects where the incumbent is the responsible researcher

  • Collaboration:
    Completes all parts of the research process from grant application, to subject recruitment, to subject testing, to data analysis, to publication.

  • Research Collaborator/Investigator:
    Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s).
    Collect and gather data for the research project.

  • Technical Skills
    Independently design, construct, repair or modify electronic or mechanical equipment and other apparatus' used in research projects.

  • Safety and Education
    Understands and promotes policies for safe and appropriate testing as defined by regulation or policy and procedure.

  • Research Publication and Presentation
    Compile, write and present research study findings and results to internal or external stakeholders. 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Apply Here: Click2apply.net/3qndfbdnzd8j8dg6 (posted 8/24/18)

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis


The Department of Cell Biology and Physiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WUSM) is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow with experience in, and enthusiasm for, the teaching of Physiology to first-year medical students. Washington University School of Medicine offers many exciting opportunities for research training and the Postdoctoral Fellow will also pursue his/her own research interests within a laboratory in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests that overlap with department labs (cellbiology.wustl.edu). The successful candidate will be an active participant in medical student education under the collaborative mentorship of basic science and clinical faculty leaders. Over the next few years, the School of Medicine will be moving to a new integrated foundational science curriculum, and our teaching Scholars will play important roles in this move. The successful candidate should have strong interpersonal skills to motivate, encourage and lead medical students in their education. The position requires a Ph.D. in Physiology or a related field and/or M.D., D.O., or equivalent, and exhibit a demonstrated record of success in research. Previous experience teaching physiology and/or in a medical school environment is desirable.  

To apply, please send a single PDF document containing a letter summarizing their research and teaching experiences and interests, Curriculum Vitae, and contact information for three references to Dr. David Piston, Edward J. Mallinckrodt, Jr. Professor and Head, at cellbio.search@wustl.edu. Review of applications by the search committee will begin immediately, and applications will continue to be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. (posted 4/20/18)


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Research Associate

None available at this time

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Instructor/Lecturer

Instructor
Department of Physiology, School of Medicine
Southern Illinois University Carbondale



The Department of Physiology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Medicine, Carbondale, invites applications for a non-tenure track 10-month academic term Instructor position effective on or before October 1, 2018 at 100% time in the area of cellular and systemic physiology and/or functional anatomy. Applicants must have a Master’s degree or equivalent education in physiology, anatomy or related field. A PhD or equivalent degree in physiology or related field is preferred. Previous teaching experience in physiology is desirable. This is a security sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check. Additional Departmental information is available at physiology.siu.edu.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent to:

Instructor Search Committee
Department of Physiology
School of Medicine
Mail Code 6512
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1125 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Or email to: physiology@siu.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with
disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty
and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are
welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration. (posted 8/7/18)




Medical Educator

None available at this time

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Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University


Pos# 00001119
Job Opening ID: 13834
MCG ‐ Department of Physiology
USG Applicant Clearinghouse Position ID: 38526

The Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor. The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, independent, extramurally funded research program to complement research strengths and goals of the Department of Physiology and the University.

Our department focuses on questions of cellular signaling, neural regulation and hormonal control in a broad range of whole animal, organ and cellular model systems of cardiovascular, endocrine and renal disease. The successful candidate will receive a competitive start‐up package and will be assigned state‐of‐the‐art research facilities. There is a strong institutional commitment to core facilities, graduate programs and an interdisciplinary approach that promotes collaborations both within and across departmental lines.

A doctoral degree in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, or PhD in Biological Sciences with postdoctoral experience is required. Applicants are also expected to have teaching experience and be committed to teaching students in the Medical College and Graduate Studies.

All candidates must possess external funding and demonstrate potential for its continuation.

Qualified applicants must apply online at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/. Please be sure to upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc. as a single document.

You may contact Ruth Harris at ruharris@augusta.edu with questions.

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

All candidates are required to successfully pass a background check review. The final candidate may also be subject to a (pre‐employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation. (posted 8/24/18)

TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS
Physiology
Wayne State University


With the rapid revitalization of Detroit, Wayne State University (WSU) is undergoing a major growth in its research enterprise. The Department of Physiology at WSU School of Medicine (SOM) (physiology.med.wayne.edu) invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor positions. We seek candidates with research interests in cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory and other areas of physiology, pathophysiology and biophysics, applying molecular, cellular and systems approaches. WSU SOM is a state-of-the-art research environment, rated in the top third of all US Research Institutions by the Carnegie Foundation. The Department of Physiology, ranked #40 in 2017 of the ~120 Physiology departments in US, has one of the most active research programs among the basic science departments at WSU-SOM. Start-up package and salary are highly competitive.

Candidates should hold Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent from a relevant area. The selected candidates are expected to establish extramurally funded active research programs and participate in teaching medical and graduate students. Please apply to https://jobs.wayne.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=542621, posting 043648, by uploading a curriculum vitae, a detailed future research plan, and names/contact information of three references. Please submit inquiry with CV to Physiologyfacultysearch@wayne.edu.  Review of applications will begin after July 15, 2018 and continue until the positions are filled.

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. (posted 7/2/18)


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Associate Professor Positions

TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS
Physiology
Wayne State University


With the rapid revitalization of Detroit, Wayne State University (WSU) is undergoing a major growth in its research enterprise. The Department of Physiology at WSU School of Medicine (SOM) (physiology.med.wayne.edu) invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor positions. We seek candidates with research interests in cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory and other areas of physiology, pathophysiology and biophysics, applying molecular, cellular and systems approaches. WSU SOM is a state-of-the-art research environment, rated in the top third of all US Research Institutions by the Carnegie Foundation. The Department of Physiology, ranked #40 in 2017 of the ~120 Physiology departments in US, has one of the most active research programs among the basic science departments at WSU-SOM. Start-up package and salary are highly competitive.

Candidates should hold Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent from a relevant area. The selected candidates are expected to establish extramurally funded active research programs and participate in teaching medical and graduate students. Please apply to https://jobs.wayne.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=542621, posting 043648, by uploading a curriculum vitae, a detailed future research plan, and names/contact information of three references. Please submit inquiry with CV to Physiologyfacultysearch@wayne.edu.  Review of applications will begin after July 15, 2018 and continue until the positions are filled.

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. (posted 7/2/18)

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Professor Positions

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Chair Positions

Chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics
University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS)
Little Rock, AR


The University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS) seeks a dynamic and innovative academic leader with a nationally recognized research portfolio and strong interpersonal skills to serve as the next Chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. The Chair is responsible for ensuring the highest quality academic, research, and administrative leadership for the department, including strategic planning, faculty recruitment/retention and diversity, resource development and allocation, continuous quality improvement, and representation to external entities. 

The Opportunity
The next Chair will have an opportunity to build upon the Department’s strong foundation and craft a vision that will continue to foster discovery and excellence in physiological sciences.  Areas of current research focus by departmental faculty broadly include: gene transcription, protein targeting, post-translational protein processing, subcellular signaling, extracellular matrix, control of differentiation and growth, and tumorigenesis. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Medicine, the Chair will provide broad leadership to strengthen and grow the Department’s research initiatives, resources, and educational contributions to UAMS’s College of Medicine and Graduate School. The potential exists for teaching within UAMS’s other four health professions colleges. 
 
Responsibilities
Engage the Department’s faculty and staff in defining its vision for the future in alignment with the University’s mission and strategic plan.  
Recruit and develop a diverse cohort of professors who will join the current faculty to execute the Department’s mission and provide a strong succession plan for research, teaching, and mentorship activities. 
Work collaboratively with the Department’s faculty and the Dean to manage the Department’s budget.     
Demonstrate innovation in advancing the Department’s national prominence in its various research areas and exhibit a central role in building academic collaborations and partnerships across the University.
Foster the Department’s continued innovation and leadership in the use of learning technologies.
Serve as a model of integrity, demonstrating the highest ethical standards of conduct in all aspects of the Department’s work and in fostering collegiality. 

Qualifications 
The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. with a scholarly history that warrants appointment as a professor, a robust research portfolio, and evidence of leadership and administrative experience in an academic health sciences or equivalent setting. Important qualifications also include service on national grant review study sections, service to national scientific professional organizations, and proven skills in mentoring young researchers.  

Interested individuals are asked to submit their CV, NIH-biosketch, and a letter addressing their experiences that fulfill the criteria for this position to Julian Tunno, Manager of Executive and Faculty Recruitment at jtunno@uams.edu. Contact Julian Tunno by phone at 501-686-2590.

For further information please visit: https://physiology.uams.edu/chair-search/.

Written nominations, inquiries, and applications (including emails) may be subject to disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. 

UAMS is an inclusive Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. (posted 8/15/18)


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Dean

None available at this time

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