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Assistant Professor - Archive
Human Physiology

Posting: 12335
Location: Eugene
Closes: 2013-06-03

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Physiology

Applications from outstanding scientists are invited for tenure track faculty position in the Department of Human Physiology at the University of Oregon.  We are seeking individuals who have research interests that complement existing areas of excellence in cardiopulmonary, cardiovascular, renal and reproductive, neuroendocrine physiology, and the pathophysiology of cardiopulmonary and cardiovascular diseases.  To be considered for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with appropriate (2-3 years) postdoctoral research experience and demonstrate potential to obtain significant extramural research funding.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with strong backgrounds in one or more of the following areas that are synergistic with and will complement existing research programs: 1) cardiorenal physiology, 2) musculoskeletal biology, 3) cardiopulmonary and respiratory physiology, 4) physiology of sex differences, 5) autonomic neurophysiology, 6) pathophysiology of obesity and/or diabetes, 7) physiology of aging.  Previous university-level teaching experience is highly desirable. 

The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous research program supported by extramural funding, contribute to the mission of the department in undergraduate and graduate education, and engage in departmental and university service.  The successful candidate will also have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students with diverse backgrounds.  Competitive salary support and start-up funds will be provided.

Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment of 24,000.  The Eugene metro area population (215,000) is in a region noted for its high quality of life and progressive cultural environment. Core facilities on campus include a newly remodeled Transgenic Mouse Facility, a Microimaging Core, excellent Genomic Facilities, and a Neuro-Imaging center with a newly-acquired 3-Tesla full body MRI system.  We are about an hour’s drive from the Pacific Coast and the Cascade Mountains.  The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 Conference.

Applicants should prepare a curriculum vitae, a statement describing their research goals, a statement of their teaching philosophy, three representative publications, and three letters of reference and apply online for our position at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1707.  Questions about the application process should be addressed to Dr. Jeffrey Gilbert (jgilbe@uoregon.edu).  Review of applications will begin October 15, 2012 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired.  The University of Oregon is an EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.