Assistant / Associate / Professor of Pharmacology & Systems Physiology

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
Not specified
January 07 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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Assistant / Associate / Professor of Pharmacology & Systems Physiology
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

The Department of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology (PSP) at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, invites applications for a faculty position. Final rank/title will be commensurate with experience.  The Department provides exciting opportunities to build an internationally recognized research program leveraging the current strengths of the department, including cardiovascular physiology, systems biology, and neuroscience.  Successful candidates are expected to incorporate state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary approaches in pharmacology and/or physiology, develop a high-profile program of scholarly research, and excel in teaching and mentoring at the graduate level. Candidates that incorporate computational and/or mathematical modeling approaches are encouraged to apply. All faculty are expected to participate in the department’s teaching mission of graduate, medical and undergraduate courses, and demonstrate a commitment to service within the university and at the national level.

The successful candidate will join a collaborative and diverse department, with new leadership. The Department houses cutting-edge facilities that support research areas that include intravital microscopy, in vitro and in vivo models of disease, rodent behavioral assessment, and membrane and cell physiology. Research efforts are further supported by numerous core facilities within both UC College of Medicine ( and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center ( The combination of a large, major research university with a diverse, family-oriented community make Cincinnati an ideal environment for work-life balance. Cincinnati is one of America's most livable cities, ranked 5th on Forbes' 2015 list of Most Affordable Cities.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with emphasis in Pharmacology, Physiology or a related discipline, and a minimum of 2 years post-doctoral experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered: A demonstrated record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications. Candidates applying for above the level of Assistant Professor, must demonstrate a strong record of securing external funding, a sustained record of excellent research productivity, and an outstanding national reputation in their field.

Salary will be commensurate based on experience and accompanied by a highly competitive start-up package. There is also a substantial retirement savings plan.

Applicants must complete and submit an official application at (Posting # 56402) that includes: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a summary of their current and future research program and vision (up to 3 pages), 4) a one-page summary of their teaching experience and/or teaching philosophy, and 5) the names and contact information of 3 references as a single PDF file.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.