Assistant Professor of Biology (Physiology)

University of Michigan-Dearborn
Dearborn, Michigan
Commensurate based on a combination of experience and education
September 23 2019
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Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Biology (Physiology)

The Department of Natural Sciences in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters (CASL) invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Human Physiology beginning September 2020.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a competitive research program in physiology capable of securing extramural funding and have a strong commitment to teaching. Candidates must have broad training in physiology and demonstrated research productivity. The area of research specialization within physiology is open. We particularly encourage systemic and pathophysiologists using molecular, cellular and whole animal approaches, to apply. Tenure‐track faculty members are expected to maintain an active research program that meaningfully engages undergraduate students and leads to peer‐reviewed publications. Start‐up funding and a research laboratory in our newly renovated Natural Science Building will be provided. Teaching duties include upper-level courses in anatomy and physiology, human physiology and participation in introductory biology courses. Opportunities also exist for developing new courses within the applicant’s specialty.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is primarily an undergraduate institution. The interdisciplinary Department of Natural Sciences has forty full-time faculty.. For more information about the Department and the Biology program, visit


A doctoral degree and relevant post-doctoral experience in physiology or a related field are required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a concise teaching experience statement (maximum of 1 page), description of research plans that includes plans for obtaining extramural funding, and the names of three references to Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019, and should be submitted no later than November 20, 2019 for full consideration. Questions regarding the search can be directed to the Physiology Search Chair, Dr. Kalyan C. Kondapalli,

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan-Dearborn, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Background checks of candidates are conducted upon acceptance of a contingent offer.