Assistant Professor position in Physiology

Rochester, Michigan
Competitve salary, laboratory space and start-up funds will be provided.
September 14 2021
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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Physiology

Department of Biological Sciences, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, USA.

The Department of Biological Sciences at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Physiology, to begin 8/15/2022.  Competitive applicants must have a Ph.D. and at least three years of postdoctoral experience in a physiology relevant field and a strong record of success, exemplified by high-quality research publications.


The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an active research program addressing questions about fundamental physiological processes in humans or animals.  Accordingly, vigorous extramural funding as well as undergraduate and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) student mentoring are expected.  The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses consistent with the physiology position.  The candidate must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Laboratory space and competitive start-up funds will be provided.


The Department of Biological Sciences ( is a vibrant and growing department that places the highest priority on both research and academic excellence.  Faculty members enjoy a highly supportive research environment, have numerous opportunities to collaborate within and outside the department, and successfully compete for external grants.  In addition to a talented undergraduate population, the department also has an active and growing graduate program with many opportunities to mentor students at the Master’s and Ph.D. levels.


Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan.  The University has 142 bachelor's degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs.  Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing.


All applications must be submitted via the following link Applications should include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two-page statement of research interests and plans, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (unofficial) and a diversity statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Contact information for references will be requested in the online application and they will be provided a link through which letters are submitted. The review of applicants will begin on October 4th, 2021 and will remain open until filled. Questions and inquiries should be sent to the Search Committee Chair, Luis Villa Diaz, PhD,


Oakland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an NSF funded ADVANCE institution committed to increasing diversity in the STEM fields.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard of their gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.


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