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Tenure-Track Faculty

UVM-Larner College of Medicine
Burlington, Vermont (US)
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 3, 2022

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Molecular Physiology & Biophysics


The Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics at the University of Vermont and the University of Vermont Cancer Center seek a Tenure-Track faculty member that will establish a cancer-related research program that complements ongoing programs investigating the molecular control and basis of diverse motile and contractile systems. Candidates at all levels (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor) will be considered.

The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an independent, extramurally funded research program that enhances highly collaborative research programs that use cell / molecular biology, single molecule biophysics, muscle mechanics, and proteomics to study the cytoskeleton and molecular motors in development and disease ( An emphasis on mechanisms related to tumorigenesis, tumor metastasis or cancer immunology is particularly desirable. The candidate also must be willing to teach in a medical and graduate school setting. Start-up funds will be competitive.

The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service and research, scholarship or creative arts. Applicants are required to submit a separate statement of advancing diversity and inclusive excellence. We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

Interested candidates must apply online at: under Position No 00026242.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Include a CV, research plan, teaching and diversity statements, and the names and email addresses of three references. After the initial review of applications, references may be contacted to submit their letters directly to the Search Committee.

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to: Dr. Jason Stumpff, Univ. Vermont, Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Health Science Research Facility, 149 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405-0075 USA. or via email at:

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