Assistant Professor

Job description

Biology: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to teach courses in neuroscience, human physiology, or cell biology; develop an active research program leading to publications and external funding; advise undergraduate and graduate students; and provide service to the institution.

Require: Ph.D. in Biology, Neuroscience, Physiology, or closely related field by date of appointment in August 2020.

Consideration may be given to physiologists with research on nervous system function and dysfunction including neuroimmunology and inflammation, neurodegeneration, genetic and developmental disorders, autoimmune disorders, or related areas; candidates who would use animal, cell/tissue, or computational model systems, and employ modern molecular, cellular, physiological, or imaging techniques to advance our understanding of the nervous system in health and disease; to candidates with postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and developing an externally funded research program.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of research plans, and teaching philosophy to Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. For inquiries about posting, contact Thomas Crist at [email protected]. Screening of applications will begin October 18, 2019 and continues until the position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560.

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Posted: 9/30/2019
Application Due: 11/29/2019
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