The Department of Physiology, College of Graduate Studies at Midwestern University (MWU; Downers Grove IL; http://www.midwestern.edu) invites applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position is available beginning March, 2020. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, have completed at least two years of post-doctoral training, possess excellent oral and written communication skills and a commitment to the education of future health-care professionals. Previous teaching experience in physiology at the graduate level is preferred but not required.
Physiology faculty team-teach physiology in discipline-specific and in integrated basic science courses that serve students pursuing master’s degrees in Biomedical Sciences (thesis and non-thesis options), and professional degrees in Osteopathic Medicine, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy, Health Sciences and Optometry. Faculty are eligible for joint appointments in additional colleges based on research or teaching collaborations.
The 12-month faculty position is supported by a competitive salary and benefit package that is funded fully by the institution. Development of an independent, externally-funded biomedical research program is expected. Laboratory space and start-up funds are provided. The research area is open, and development of internal and external research collaborations is encouraged. A new core equipment facility has strengths in histology, imaging, molecular and analytical biology. The MWU Animal Resource Facility is AAALAC accredited. MWU is a NIH R15 (REAP) eligible institution.
The Downers Grove, IL campus of Midwestern University is located on a beautiful, wooded, 105-acre campus just 25 miles west of Chicago, IL. There is easy train and expressway access to the academic, cultural and recreational amenities of the city and greater Chicagoland area.
Review of applications will begin October 1 and continue until the position has been filled. Applicants should submit their application packet through MWU’s online job board. At www.midwestern.edu, select “Employment at MWU” from the Quick Links drop-down menu.
Application packet must include:
A cover letter summarizing your interest in and suitability for a faculty position at MWU
A personal statement of scientific interests and research goals
Curriculum vita that includes your formal teaching experience, if applicable
Contact information for a minimum of three references
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).
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