Midwestern University Assistant Professor - AZ - Physiology in Glendale, Arizona


The Department of Physiology at Midwestern University - Glendale (http://www.midwestern.edu/programsandadmission/azosteopathicmedicine/physiology.html) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in physiology at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful applicant will participate in a team-teaching approach to meet the needs of various healthcare education graduate programs that exist on our campus. Experience teaching cardiovascular, endocrinology, or renal physiology is highly desired. Candidates whose research areas complement current research strengths are encouraged to apply. Start-up funds and laboratory space are available for the applicant to establish and maintain a successful research program. Individuals must have a PhD degree in physiology or a related field. Previous research experience at the postdoctoral level is required and prior teaching experience is preferred. Preferential consideration will be given to applications received by 08/01/2016.

About the Department. The Physiology department is composed of eight full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who share the common goal of providing a strong foundation in physiology education to the health science students at Midwestern University. The faculty have diverse research interests which include: genistein and intestinal function in diabetes and cystic fibrosis, diabetes and exercise training, molecular mechanisms of vocal learning in songbirds, caveolins and insulin signaling, neurophysiology and evolution of vocal control, water balance in desert arthropods, and the effects of oxygen on animal physiology and evolution. Faculty research is complemented by a staff of three research technicians.

About the University. Midwestern University consists of campuses in Illinois and Arizona. Midwestern University's Glendale Campus is a 20 minute drive north of downtown Phoenix, where nearby you'll find everything from major league sports, fine arts, and fine dining to nature preserves, hiking, camping, and quiet spots where you'll enjoy taking a break to keep your life in balance.

How to Apply Applicants should apply online at www.midwestern.edu. In the Quick Links section, select “Employment at MWU”, then “Midwestern University Opportunities”. You may search for the job posting by specifying “Physiology” as the search term, and “Arizona” for the location and “Assistant Professor/Academic & Clinic Coord” for the category.

Your online application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), and a statement of current and future research goals (1-2 pages). Please include the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Please submit your application materials as a single PDF file. For more information about this position, contact Michael Quinlan, PhD, at mquinl@midwestern.edu

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a).

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PHD or better

Posted: April 23, 2016