Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Little Rock, Arkansas
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September 03 2020
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Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Department of Physiology and Biophysics

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


The Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, extramurally funded research program and participate in the education of medical and graduate students within the College of Medicine and Graduate School. Individuals whose research interests build on the existing strengths in the department, including bone biology, intracellular membrane trafficking, platelet physiology, cancer biology and molecular neurobiology are encouraged to apply. We are especially interested in individuals who can contribute to the development and expansion of campus-wide centers of excellence in cancer and musculoskeletal biology.

We offer excellent resources to support new faculty, including competitive salaries and startup packages, partnered mentoring, and state-of-the-art core facilities that include proteomics, genomics, and advanced microscopy. Further details about departmental resources, ongoing research programs, and graduate training are available on our website (https://physiology.uams.edu/). The Department of Physiology and Biophysics is also home to the Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, (INBRE) program (https://inbre.uams.edu/).

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is Arkansas’ only academic health sciences university and the largest public employer in the state of Arkansas. It is located in Little Rock with outreach programs operating throughout the state. UAMS and its clinical affiliates, Arkansas Children’s and the VA Medical Center, are an economic engine for the state. UAMS includes 5 colleges, a graduate school, 8 Area Health Education Centers, and 7 institutes of excellence, including the WP Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Find out more about the institution, its programs and mission at http://web.uams.edu/about.

Applicants should submit PDF files of curriculum vitae, statement of research accomplishments and future research interests/goals, statement of teaching experience, and names and contact information of three professional references to the search committee at physiologyapp@uams.edu, with cc to Dr. Teresita Bellido (tmbellido@uams.edu) incoming Chair of UAMS Department of Physiology and Biophysics. Please direct any questions to Dr. Patricia Wight (pwight@uams.edu), chair of the search committee. Review of applications will begin immediately.

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. Women and members of underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.