Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
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January 08 2019
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Position Announcement – Department of Biomedical Sciences

Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Marshall University


The Department of Biomedical Sciences, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree in the biomedical sciences or a related field, at least two years of postdoctoral experience, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Preference will be given to applicants with current extramural funding. Area of research is open, but we are particularly interested in applicants whose interests complement existing areas of strength in neuroscience, anatomy, cardiovascular disease and obesity, and toxicology.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an active, externally funded research program, teach histology to preclinical medical students in an integrated, organ system-based curriculum, participate in the interdisciplinary Biomedical Research graduate program, and contribute to the service activities of the department.  This will be a full-time academic appointment in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, with a competitive startup package, and a salary commensurate with rank, qualifications, and experience.

Marshall University is a state-supported multi-campus public university located in Huntington, West Virginia. Nestled between the banks of the Ohio River and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains bordering Ohio and Kentucky, the Huntington region, with a population in excess of 315,000, affords a comfortable lifestyle, low cost of living, state-of-the-art health care, modern educational facilities, and unrivaled natural beauty. Marshall University employs 2,000 faculty and staff members who serve 10,000 undergraduate, 3,300 graduate, and 700 professional students.

Interested candidates should access the following link to complete the online application: Applicants will need to provide a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. The position is open until filled and a background check will be required. Marshall University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to US Citizens and Permanent Residents.