Endowed Chair of the Physiology and Anatomy Department

University of North Texas Health Science Center
Fort Worth, Texas
July 29 2019
Position Type
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Endowed Chair of the Physiology and Anatomy Department

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) invites applications and nominations for endowed chair of the Department of Physiology and Anatomy within the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

UNTHSC is one of the nation's distinguished graduate academic health science centers, located on 33 acres in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. UNTHSC’s mission is to create solutions for a healthier community by being an extraordinary team, committed to excellence and unafraid to challenge conventional wisdom. The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) at UNTHSC, established in 1993, is proud of its prominent role in shaping the future of the biomedical workforce. The graduate curriculum is individual development plan (IDP)-driven and competency-based. It provides students with a broad foundation of knowledge in the biomedical sciences and promotes a team approach to solving complex problems essential to understanding the biological principles that govern health and disease.

The Department of Physiology & Anatomy has a diverse faculty of 16 full-time members that provides the primary teaching missions of UNTHSC in the fields of physiology, anatomy biochemistry and immunology.  Faculty research interests span molecular, cellular, systems, and behavioral sciences, and is supported by more than $4 Million in grant funding which, together with institutional support, permits faculty to conduct cutting-edge research in human physiology and animal and tissue models of disease. Departmental research has had a long-standing focus on many aspects of cardiovascular health and disease, and also includes exercise, brain health, sleep apnea, biomechanics, renal injury, pregnancy, lupus, anthropologic science, hypertension, temperature regulation, endocrine biology, women’s health, obesity, and diabetes. The Department is also home to the Center for Anatomical Sciences, dedicated to training medical, allied health, and graduate students in the anatomical sciences on the UNTHSC campus.

The desired candidate will qualify for tenure at the full professor level in an academic department at UNTHSC and have demonstrated ability to mentor and develop faculty, a distinguished record of extramural funding such as NIH, NSF, EPA, etc., demonstrated experience in building externally funded multi-disciplinary and translational research programs that span multiple research paradigms and models, prior experience fostering and creating highly successful cross-disciplinary teams spanning basic, applied, clinical, population health and other expertise for programmatic translational research and the capacity to build a culture of collaboration across disciplines, departments and schools for research and education.

How to Apply

Applications and nominations are now being accepted. For best consideration, please submit application materials prior to September 9, 2019. Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting University of North Texas Health Science Center in this search. Initial screening of the applications and nominations will continue until an appointment is made. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination including contact information for the nominee. Application materials should include a letter addressing how your experiences match the position requirements, a curriculum vitae or resume and five references. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged.

Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:

Jan Greenwood, Partner and President

Casey Kelley, Executive Search Consultant
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272
Email: jangreenwood@greenwoodsearch.com 
Email: caseykelley@greenwoodsearch.com  

The University of North Texas Health Science Center enjoys a smoke-free campus and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Institution.

For more information on University of North Texas Health Science Center, please visit https://www.unthsc.edu/

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