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(Updated 12/21/18)

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Research Associate


Medical Educator

Assistant Professor

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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  

  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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

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

  • 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: (posted 8/24/18)

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Research Associate

None available at this time

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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

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:

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 Please be sure to upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc. as a single document.

You may contact Ruth Harris at 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) 

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Associate Professor Positions

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Professor Positions

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Chair Positions

Division of Exercise Physiology
School of Medicine
West Virginia University

West Virginia University located in Morgantown, WV is seeking a highly qualified leader to serve as the Chairperson for the Division of Exercise Physiology in the Department of Human Performance in the School of Medicine. The Division of Exercise Physiology is nationally recognized and encompasses education from the baccalaureate to doctoral level, as well as basic and applied research and associated clinical services. Research areas of strength align with key initiatives of West Virginia University and include cardiopulmonary, neuromotor and muscle physiology science. At this exciting time, West Virginia University, in conjunction with the WVU Medicine clinical enterprise, has established the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute. Core innovation areas of the Institute include Human Performance Research, which aspires to maximize human performance through accelerated recovery, reduced injury, optimized readiness and holistic wellness. This new initiative will afford exciting collaborative opportunities for the Division of Exercise Physiology, which already has a reputation for high impact education, research and clinical programs.

The Division of Exercise Physiology is administratively housed within the School of Medicine’s Professional Programs unit; which is home to over 1,000 students enrolled in degree programs, including exercise physiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, medical laboratory sciences, immunology, pathologists’ assistant, physician assistant and health information management. Many of the graduate and professional programs within the unit use the exercise physiology undergraduate program as the preferred baccalaureate degree for admission. Therefore, the exercise physiology program has a large undergraduate enrollment of approximately 650 students. In addition, the program offers a master’s degree with thesis and clinical track options and a doctoral (PhD) program. The exercise physiology chairperson will report directly to the Vice Dean for Professional Programs. The chairperson will also represent exercise physiology as part of a team of leaders working closely with the Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Education.

The Chairperson will serve as leader of the academic program and will be responsible for administration of the education program at all levels, including budget, oversight of recruitment, retention and new education initiatives, quality of student experience and program assessment. The chairperson is also expected to maintain an active research program and serve as a mentor to tenure-track research faculty, including oversight of all funded research projects within the division and plans for strategic growth of the research mission.  The School of Medicine is committed to investment in exercise physiology to maximize the inter-disciplinary collaborative research and education opportunities.

The Chairperson must meet the following criteria for consideration:
Doctoral degree in Exercise Science or related field
Minimum of 10 years of experience in higher education, with experience at both undergraduate and graduate levels
Scholarship record consistent with appointment at the Associate or full Professor rank
Two to three years of advanced level administrative/leadership experience

In addition to the required qualifications listed above, candidates with the following qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply:
Research record with a consistently funded program that documents competitiveness at the national level

West Virginia University is a land grant Carnegie-designated Doctoral Research/Extensive institution, with approximately 32,500 students, including 27,000 undergraduate and 5,500 graduate/professional students. The WVU Health Sciences Center includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health and Nursing. Patient care facilities include a 645 bed teaching hospital, a Level I trauma center, and a 70-bed psychiatric hospital.  Morgantown is within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C. to the east, Pittsburgh, PA. to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio to the northwest. Morgantown has 55,000 residents and is rated as one of the best small towns in the US with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside and many outdoor activities.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The appointment date is negotiable but the goal is to have the position filled no later than January 1, 2019.  To inquire about the position please contact the chairperson of the search committee, Dr. Linda Vona-Davis, PhD, Director, Biomedical Master of Science in Health Sciences,

Applicants should apply at: with a cover letter of interest, current CV and contact information, including e-mail addresses, for three professional references.  If you have any questions regarding this position/process, please
feel free to contact Carol Smith, Executive Recruiter at or 304-293-4512.

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.  The university values diversity among its faculty, staff and students and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. (posted 12/21/18)

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. 
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. 

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 Contact Julian Tunno by phone at 501-686-2590.

For further information please visit:

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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None available at this time

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