Assistant Professor, Vertebrate Anatomist/Physiologist
The Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Vertebrate Anatomy and/or Physiology beginning Fall, 2018. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Anatomy, Biology, Physiology, Toxicology, or related field from an accredited institution of higher education is required, with a minimum of one year of relevant post-doctoral experience. The applicant must: possess scholarly and professional competence as demonstrated by a strong record of research publications, as well as demonstrated potential for effective teaching with high academic standards using a variety of methodologies; perform cutting edge research in vertebrate anatomy, physiology, or environmental physiology, with an emphasis in one or more of the following areas: comparative anatomy/physiology; a taxon-specific area of expertise such as mammalogy or herpetology; or toxicology; be interested in mentoring and working closely with undergraduate and Master’s program graduate students both in the classroom and in research; and to be willing to participate actively in course and curriculum development. The applicant must have demonstrated potential for effective teaching of lower and/or upper division undergraduate core courses in vertebrate anatomy, physiology, or environmental physiology as well as graduate courses, with high academic standards using a variety of methodologies. In addition to teaching lower and upper division undergraduate and Master’s program graduate courses in both departments, duties include providing academic advisement to students, participation in curriculum development, and developing a productive, externally funded research program involving undergraduate and Master’s students. Preference will be given to individuals with college level teaching experience in anatomy and/or physiology. Preference will be given to individuals with demonstrated potential for securing external grant support. For initial review, please submit the following in a single combined PDF file: a letter of application, unofficial transcripts, curriculum vita, statement of research plans, statement of teaching philosophy, and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form http://www.calstatela.edu/univ/hrm/docs/forms/Empl_applic_academic.pdf
Email address: Lawrence.Fritz@calstatela.edu Mailing address: Search Committee – Vertebrate Anatomist/Physiologist, College of Natural and Social Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032. Official academic transcripts will also be needed prior to an official offer of employment. Review of completed applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until position is filled.