Assistant/Associate Professor

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleAssistant/Associate ProfessorDepartmentHSC-Physiology and Anatomy-302600College/SchoolJob LocationFort WorthFull Time/Part TimeSalary Information$90,000.00Department Summary

The Department of Physiology and Anatomy is home to researchers with a wide variety of interests and approaches. The Department is truly integrative as all faculty are engaged in interdisciplinary studies that span molecular, cellular, systems and behavioral sciences, with strong traditions of excellence in the study of cardiovascular, renal and neural-humoral control systems. The research activities of many of our faculty and graduate students involve studies of normal physiology such as exercise and travel to altitude as well as pathophysiological states such as heart failure, hypertension, cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, diabetes, obesity and sleep apnea.

Position Summary

The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC), is one of the nation’s distinguished graduate academic health science centers, located in the charming Cultural District of Fort Worth, Texas. The Department of Physiology and Anatomy has a long and outstanding track record of commitment to impactful biomedical research, robust education of future health care providers, exceptional graduate training, and community outreach. The department currently consists of 25 faculty with diverse interest spanning highly integrative research in many areas of cardiovascular health and disease, including specific expertise in exercise, neural control, sleep apnea, biomechanics, renal injury, pregnancy, lupus, anthropologic science, hypertension, temperature regulation, endocrine biology, women’s health, obesity, and diabetes. Departmental research is supported by many extramural sources, including the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the American Heart Association, and numerous private foundations. The department is also home to the Center for Anatomical Sciences, which is dedicated to training medical, allied health, and graduate students in the anatomical sciences. The Department of Physiology and Anatomy offers a collegial and collaborative environment where faculty, post-doctoral fellows, students, administrators, and staff work together to promote a vibrant atmosphere for scientific discovery.

Minimum Qualifications

All candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, or an allied discipline, and a minimum of 5 years postdoctoral experience.

The successful candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

•Track record of extramural funding and peer-reviewed publications.
•Mentoring experience with graduate students at the Ph.D. level.
•Experience in teaching physiology to graduate and health professional students.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to the candidates with following additional qualifications:
•Five years of experience at the Assistant Professor level in an academic research environment
•Extramural funding and independent publications competitive for career stage and rank.
•Experience with integrative molecular, cellular, and systems level research in mechanisms of cardiovascular and/or neural control in health and disease.
•Experience in mentoring of undergraduate, M.S., Ph.D. students and post-doctoral trainees.
•Management experience overseeing research lab staff-members.

Required License / Registration / CertificationPhysical RequirementsCarrying, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, WalkingArea of SpecialtySecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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    Posted: 8/4/2020
    Application Due: 10/13/2020
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