Postdoctoral Fellow

College of Medicine and Life Sciences
March 20 2017
Position Type
Full Time
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College of Medicine & Life Sciences

PostDoc to Research or Tenure-Eligible Faculty Track Transition Positions

Department of Medicine and Physiology & Pharmacology

The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences (UTCOMLS) is launching an innovative program designed to accelerate the transition of postdocs to extramurally-funded, tenure-track UTCOMLS faculty. Several postdoctoral positions are available for individuals of an ambitious mindset, who come prepared with innovative ideas for NIH-level funding. Candidates must also have the ability to develop and test hypotheses independently, work in a collaborative environment and possess excellent communication skills both in written and oral presentations. The program is for 2 years with an opportunity to extend to a third year. Candidates will have competitive opportunities to transition into faculty tracks within the various Departments of UTCOMLS. Besides merit, a key factor for recruitment will be the candidates’ long-term commitment to stay as faculty members at our Institution.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline with significant laboratory research experience preferably in physiology, genetics & genomics, endocrinology, or cell and molecular biology. The ideal candidate should have interests relevant to whole-animal or human physiological systems, preferably in the areas of cardiovascular, renal, endocrine or metabolic diseases, possibly including biomarkers, genetics, or the impact of the microbiome on those systems. For potential mentor match, candidates should become familiar with the strengths of the Departments of Medicine and Physiology & Pharmacology, which include: the Microbiome Consortium (, the Center for Hypertension and Personalized Medicine (, and the Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Research (

These are rare and competitive positions, so please apply ASAP. To apply, all expressions of interest must be submitted to  You will be required to upload a cover letter, CV and list of three professional references.  The University of Toledo offers excellent salary and benefits and is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator.