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Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Positions Department of Physiology and Biophysics

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio (US)
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Apr 14, 2024

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Life Sciences, Biophysics, Physiology
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We invite outstanding individuals to apply for faculty positions at any rank in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

The Department fosters a highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary research and education/training environment. Our faculty possess research expertise in cardiac, neuronal, vascular, and renal physiology, as well as structural biology, cell signaling, and molecular biophysics. We are particularly interested in candidates who can strengthen and expand our current research focus areas in cellular organelle pathophysiology, metabolism, and/or structural biology as applied to studying the molecular basis of human diseases such as cardiovascular/circulatory diseases and neurodegenerative disorders. Other topics of research in broadly defined areas of cell physiology and molecular biophysics will also be considered.

Applicants for a position as Assistant Professor should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, 3-5 years postdoctoral experience, and a strong record of scholarly activity.  Competitive candidates for Associate Professor should have a strong publication and funding record and an international reputation. Competitive candidates for Professor should have achieved records of leadership in the profession and have a strong record of scholarly publications and research funding.

 The Department of Physiology and Biophysics includes 20 primary and 17 secondary faculty members and has excellent facilities in all areas of modern biomedical research, including structural and integrative biology.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a full Curriculum Vitae, including a record of prior/current funding, a 1-2 page description of their research, as well as the contact information for three professional references. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should also submit a research plan with no more than 3 pages. The Interfolio link for this position is Review of applications will begin April1, 2024.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity and advancing an inclusive community in which everyone is welcome, respected, valued and heard. Along with colleagues across the university, our faculty, staff and students are engaged in continued and meaningful dialogue about issues of systemic racism, and we are determined to implement direct measures to end discriminatory practices on our campus and enhance our contributions to the communities around us. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

As our society grapples with the history, legacy and persistence of entrenched racism and its impact on communities of color, we reaffirm our mission to expand opportunities for underrepresented groups; provide a multifaceted education for our students; foster a culture of diversity, pluralism and recognition of individual difference; and realize our ideals within the university and in the larger world.

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