Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, Tennessee
May 11 2017
David Sweatt, Ph.D.
Organization Type

Department of

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine announces a national search for the Chair of the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics.

The Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at Vanderbilt is among the most distinguished Physiology departments in the U.S. Its 27 primary faculty have strong sponsored research support, play prominent roles in several key trans-institutional Centers, and have scientific strengths in biophysics/structural biology, genetics, neuroscience, diabetes/metabolism, signal transduction, and transcriptional regulation. The department has consistently ranked in the top three in the country in NIH funding, and has a strong tradition of training future leaders in molecular physiology and biophysics, ranking in the top three of graduate programs by the National Research Council.

The next Chair of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics will have a sustained record of excellence in scholarly activity, an exceptional scientific reputation, and will demonstrate the visionary leadership skills commensurate with the quality of the Department. He/she will work closely with related Departments and Centers in both the basic and clinical sciences, and have a professional network that will be an important asset in recruiting new faculty including exceptional young scientists.

Candidates interested in this exciting opportunity should submit a letter of interest and CV to David Sweatt, Ph.D. c/o Anne Lara,

Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.