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Tenure-track Assistant Professor

University of Colorado Boulder/Integrative Physiology
Boulder, Colorado
Closing date
Oct 27, 2022

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Life Sciences, Bioinformatics, Neuroscience, Physiology, Endocrinology
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Summary — The Department of Integrative Physiology at CU Boulder invites applications for tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor. These positions will start August 2023 for the 2023-2024 academic year. The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications — ​​Applicants should have: (1) expertise in integrative physiology, defined as the study of biological function spanning molecules to populations; the department will consider applications from individuals with a broad range of scientific interests; (2) a PhD; (3) postdoctoral training; and (4) previous research published in top tier peer-reviewed journals. 

Preferred Qualifications — ​We welcome applicants who: (1) have evidence of an ability to obtain extramural grant support; (2) have teaching experience (may have been obtained prior to receipt of doctorate);(3) do research that focuses on the physiology of health and disease while incorporating data science and quantitative approaches; and (4) are from an historically underrepresented group or those who bring to their academic career a demonstrated commitment to historically underrepresented groups in higher education.

Key Responsibilities — Applicants will be expected to: (1) establish an independent research program that is supported by awards from extramural agencies; (2) contribute to the teaching mission of the undergraduate and graduate programs, including data science and statistics; (3) teach one integrative physiology undergraduate core course plus one additional course; (3) provide teaching and mentoring for undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; (4) perform service for the department, university, and profession; and (5) contribute to an inclusive academic environment.

General Information — The faculty roster for the Department of Integrative Physiology includes 18 tenured and tenure-eligible faculty and 11 instructor-rank faculty. The department offers BA, MS, and PhD degrees in integrative physiology. Please visit our website for more details on the department and the university. The Boulder campus is one of four in the University of Colorado system and is approximately 35 miles from the Anschutz Medical Campus of the University of Colorado Denver.

Compensation — $95,000-$105,000; negotiable start-up package

Application Procedure — Applications are only accepted electronically at Jobs at CU, posting #42876. An application requires: (1) a cover letter stating qualifications, research goals, an explanation of how your expertise adds synergy to existing strengths in the department, and teaching qualifications; (2) a current curriculum vita;     (3) three original research articles; (4) names and email addresses of three references who have specific knowledge of your research/teaching skills; and (5) a statement describing one’s commitment to advance an inclusive academic environment both within and among historically underrepresented communities.

Review of applications will begin late September and continue until two candidates are identified. The department will reach out to applicants prior to contacting references. Additional information can be obtained by phone (303-492-3122) or email (

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