Assistant Professor of Physiology

University of Arizona, Tucson - School of Animal & Comparative Biomedical Sciences
An attractive start-­up package, competitive salary, and benefits will be provided.
November 21 2018
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The School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences (ACBS) at the University of Arizona is recruiting to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position (70% research, 20% instruction, 10% service).

We are seeking a candidate whose research is at the forefront of perinatal biology. We invite applications from individuals whose research program integrates molecular and physiological approaches in large animal models to carry out high-quality research in placental and/or fetal physiology. Preferences will be given to individuals with multidisciplinary research interest in cardiovascular biology, immunology, metabolism, or neural development

The University of Arizona is the state’s land-grant university and ranked among the top 20 public research universities nationwide. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is world-renowned for fundamental and applied research that includes vibrant programs in Animal Systems and One Health.

The candidate will be expected to develop a strong, extramurally funded research program that complements existing disciplines and faculty in ACBS, as well as cross-disciplinary collaborations, particularly with faculty located on the medical campus. The new faculty member will join a highly productive and innovative group of faculty working to address compelling problems in biomedical sciences and agriculture. 

This position offers a competitive salary and startup package, and outstanding resources for research at William J. Parker Agricultural Research Center.

Other expectations of this position are to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including a course for majors and an upper level elective in the candidate’s area of expertise, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and serve the academic and professional communities. In these and other ways, the faculty member will help to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners.

The School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences supports Inclusive Excellence, the University diversity strategic initiative designed to engage every member of the university community in diversity and inclusiveness. Candidates are encouraged to support the department’s diversity and inclusiveness efforts and to be especially supportive of underrepresented communities including women and minorities.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs.

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