Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor

Saint Louis, Missouri (US)
Commensurate with experience
June 14 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care and service is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology in the School of Medicine (https://www.slu.edu/medicine/medical-education/graduate-programs/pharmacology-physiology/index.php).

The ideal candidate will complement current areas of expertise of the existing Pharmacology and Physiology faculty in the area of metabolism, broadly defined as the cellular or physiologic processes regulating energy consumption and utilization, and diseases associated with disruptions in these processes including but not limited to obesity and type 2 diabetes. Candidates with research programs focused on inflammation, metabolomics, muscle or adipocyte biology, or gastrointestinal physiology are encouraged to apply. While the position sits in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, candidates involved in related discipline, such as drug discovery, structural biology and chemical biology are also encouraged to apply. Candidates for employment as Assistant Professor will be expected to develop an innovative, extramurally funded research program, participate in the educational mission of the Department, and engage in University service. Applicants for employment at the level of Associate Professor will be expected to have current external (NIH) funding.

 Located in St. Louis, Missouri, Saint Louis University School of Medicine is a private, not-for-profit institute of higher learning. Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities, and is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Faculty members within the Department have expertise in several areas of pharmacology and physiology, with a particular emphasis in neuroscience and metabolism. The Department offers access to excellent core facilities and opportunities to join collaborative centers including the Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience, the Cardiovascular Center, the Liver Center, the Institute for Drug and Biotherapeutic Innovation, and the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, and internal funding mechanisms for project support.

To apply, visit the Saint Louis University Human Resources website https://www.sul.edu/human-resources/index.php and search for position 2021-02546. Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae; 3) statement of current research and goals; 4) statement of teaching philosophy and 5) contact details for references from at least 3 colleagues. Questions related to this position can be sent to Dr. Daniela Salvemini (daniela.salvemini@health.slu.edu).

Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.