13452: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Physiology

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Physiology
Human Physiology

Posting: 13452
Location: Eugene
Closes: Open Until Filled

Outstanding scientists are invited to apply for a 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 pulmonary, cardiovascular & renal physiology and pathophysiology research.  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.  Successful candidates must either currently have, or demonstrate potential to obtain, significant extramural research funding such as NIH, DoD or AHA.  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 integrative research programs: 1) aging, 2) autonomics, 3) cardiopulmonary/respiratory 4) cardiorenal, 5) cardiovascular, 6) musculoskeletal, and 7) obesity/diabetes.  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.

The University of Oregon is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 Conference with an enrollment of 24,000.  Core research facilities on campus include a newly built Transgenic Mouse Facility, a Microimaging Core, excellent Genomic Facilities, a Neuro-Imaging center with a newly-acquired 3-Tesla full body MRI system, as well as the Evonuk Environmental Physiology Core.  Conveniently located 110 miles south of Portland, the Eugene metro area population (215,000) is in a region noted for its high quality of life and progressive cultural environment.  Eugene is about an hour’s drive from the scenic Pacific Coast and within hours of outstanding outdoor recreational activities of the Cascade Mountains.

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/3475.  Questions about the application process should be addressed to Dr. Andrew Lovering (lovering@uoregon.edu).  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by December 16, 2013.  The position will remain open until filled.  The University of Oregon is an EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.