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Western Kentucky University: Assistant Professor of Vertebrate Physiology

(posted 2017-09-08)


The Department of Biology (http://www.wku.edu/biology/) at Western Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure track eligible ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position to begin August 2018. Candidates with expertise in vertebrate physiology are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a productive research program that includes undergraduate and M.S. students and to pursue extramural funding. We particularly seek applicants who integrate a combination of contemporary genomic, molecular, cellular and/or computational techniques to answer fundamental questions in physiology in order to build on current departmental strengths.

Teaching assignments will likely include animal physiology as well as other undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate's area of expertise. Additionally, candidates should be strongly dedicated to undergraduate-level teaching and incorporate active-learning methods into their pedagogy. Service activities at all levels of the university will be expected, as well as academic and professional mentoring to students, in particular those in our pre-professional health programs.

Requirements:
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent, relevant post-doctoral experience, and evidence of research productivity through peer-reviewed publication and grantsmanship.

Application Instructions:
The following items must be submitted through this electronic talent management system by October 9th, 2017, although expressions of interest may be considered until the position is filled:

Letter of Intent
Curriculum Vita
Unofficial Transcripts
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research Interest
Statement of Service, addressing the applicant's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
Names and contact information of three reference providers will be collected during the application process. Reference letters will be requested by the Search Committee through an online process at a later date.

You will receive email confirmation once you have successfully completed the application process.

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