Assistant/Associate Professor of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

Shreveport, Louisiana
Salary commensurate with experience.
November 27 2020
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Cellular Biology and Anatomy


The Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy at the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Shreveport is restarting a faculty search seeking a candidate holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.  To be considered for the position, the candidate should have expertise in the areas of Cellular Biology and the Anatomical Sciences.  Candidates having an established research direction/expertise in cardiovascular diseases and related areas are particularly encouraged to apply.  


This position is part of a continued expansion of the research program in the department.  The successful candidate will participate in team-based teaching for Gross Anatomy in our Medical, Graduate, and Allied Health Curricula.  Additional experience in teaching Cellular Biology, Neuroanatomy, or Histology is a plus.  The requirements for Assistant Professor include a minimum of two years of postdoctoral research experience.  For the Associate Professor rank a minimum of five years of experience at the level of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate is also expected to have a record of scholarly and research activity during their career.   For the Associate Professor rank, extramural funding (NIH R01 or equivalent) is expected.   Salary and laboratory start-up packages for individuals applying for this position will be commensurate with experience.


This is an exciting opportunity for the appropriate candidate to play a significant role in the future growth of the Department and its research programs.   In addition, there are numerous opportunities for the development of collaborative research projects with faculty members in our multidisciplinary Center for Cardiovascular Disease and Sciences here at LSUHSC.


Please submit application with full curriculum vitae and names of three references via email to Ms. Jennifer Harper (, Departmental Coordinator, Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, LSU Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71130. Please include with your packet a letter that summarizes your future research plans. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


LSUHSC – Shreveport is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.