Integrative Vertebrate Physiologist Assistant Professor

Fort Collins, Colorado
Salary commensurate with experience
November 10 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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The Department of Biology at Colorado State University requests applications for an Integrative Vertebrate Physiologist at the rank of Assistant Professor, to add to a growing group of integrative biologists. We seek a broadly trained vertebrate physiologist who addresses fundamental and integrative questions about the mechanisms underlying organism function. Examples of potential research interests could include studies of energetics/metabolism, biochemical adaptation, behavioral endocrinology, neuroethology, eco-immunology/disease ecology, thermal physiology/global change biology, or other areas that seek to understand the mechanistic basis of how organisms interact with their physical and biological environments. Competitive candidates would perform interdisciplinary research using cutting edge methodologies to answer questions of broad interest.

Required qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Biology or related field by the time of their application and a research program in vertebrate integrative physiology as demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals. Preferred qualifications: Postdoctoral experience, intellectual leadership, evidence of successful grant writing, an integrative vertebrate based physiological research program, teaching/mentoring experience, engagement in service/outreach/inclusivity activities, and experience working in a collaborative setting.

TO APPLY, submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae (C.V.), 3-page research statement,1-page statement diversity and inclusion, and 2-page statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, applicants will need to upload pdf files of three representative peer reviewed publications and provide names and contact information for three professional references from whom letters will be automatically requested.

For a full position announcement and to apply, please visit: Applications received by 11:59 pm on November 30, 2020 will receive full consideration. At least two reference letters must be received by December 7, 2020 for an application to be considered complete. No mail-in applications or letters will be accepted. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Biology.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.