Assistant Professor of Physiology

Holland, Michigan
Commensurate with experience
September 10 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Physiology

Hope College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biology at the Assistant Professor level, to begin in August 2019. The ideal candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program that addresses questions of fundamental importance in physiology and engages undergraduate students as active collaborators.  The preferred candidate will demonstrate a broad understanding of physiology from the molecular to organismal level so that she/he can contribute to teaching courses in Human Physiology and Comparative Physiology, and will also have the opportunity to participate in other departmental courses, such as Introductory Biology or Introduction to Neuroscience.  The candidate will also have the opportunity to teach an advanced course in her/his area of expertise.  The Biology Department at Hope College views evolution as the fundamental explanation for the diversity of life and is dedicated to the understanding and teaching of the principles of evolution.


  • Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in Physiology or a related discipline.
  • Promise as an excellent instructor.
  • Potential to build an active research program involving undergraduate students.

As part of the online application candidates will upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and a statement of teaching philosophy/competencies.  In addition, names and contact information for three references will be entered into the application. Those references will be contacted upon application to submit letters of reference. Applications received by October 8, 2018 will be assured full consideration. A subset of candidates will be invited to submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts and additional materials describing their support for the mission of Hope College.

Please refer questions to Dr. Greg Fraley,