Tenure Track Faculty Positions -- Physiology

East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina
Competitive with AAMC national references
September 19 2017
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Open Rank Faculty Positions in Physiology

Applications are invited for an expanded search for multiple tenure track or fixed term faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor rank in the Department of Physiology, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physiology or in a closely related discipline, or a M.D. degree with a research focus in a relevant area. Competitive applicants will have a strong publication record, significant postdoctoral experience, and demonstrated potential to establish a rigorous, extramurally funded research program. Candidates for appointment at the Associate or Full professor rank must have substantial current, transferable extramural level funding. Preference will be given to applicants whose research expertise is in one of the following areas:  Cardiovascular (with focus on heart failure, hypertension, or vascular remodeling), cellular neurophysiology, or cellular and systems metabolism. Research strengths of the department include bioenergetics, cardiovascular pathophysiology, peripheral vascular function, sensorimotor neurobiology, skeletal muscle biology and urological function. Additional information about the Department and its faculty can be found at the web site: http://www.ecu.edu/physiology. Several department faculty are also affiliated with East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute (ECDOI; www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/ecdoi/), the Eastern Carolina Chapter of Neuroscience (ECCSfN; www.ecu.edu/neurochapter/), and/or the East Carolina Heart Institute (ECHI;  https://www.eastcarolinaheartinstitute.com/University). These positions are heavily research focused, and selected faculty will have significant protected time initially to establish their research programs. The successful candidates will be expected to train doctoral students and progressively contribute to teaching in graduate medical, dental, and allied health curricula. Generous laboratory space, “hard line” salary support, and competitive start-up packages are available. Greenville is located in the coastal region of North Carolina, enjoys a temperate climate with outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities and moderate costs of living. For additional information or informal inquiries, please contact Dr. Espen Spangenburg Associate Professor and Search Chair (spangenburge14@ecu.edu) or Dr. Bob Lust, Professor and Department Chair (lustr@ecu.edu). All formal application materials, including a full CV, a letter of interest including statement of research plans, and names of at least three references must be submitted on-line through the ECU human resources portal under the EHRA Faculty positions (position# 965506). https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity and Equal Access Institution, AA/EEO/Equal Access or AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA Employer, and strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds.