The Department of Physiology & Pharmacology at Des Moines University invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Qualifications include training and expertise in physiology or a closely related field. Desirable applicants should be able to compliment the current departmental teaching and research emphasis in CARDIOVASCULAR SCIENCE and/or NEUROSCIENCE.
The department seeks candidates with an interest in contributing to the university’s mission of educating diverse groups of highly competent and compassionate health professionals. The successful candidate must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to this mission through the teaching of physiology to medical and health professional students.
Des Moines University is also committed to advancing its research enterprise and fostering an environment conducive to individual and collaborative scholarly success. Therefore, desirable applicants should be able to demonstrate the potential to develop an innovative and extramurally funded research program and provide research training to students enrolled in the Master’s in Biomedical Sciences graduate program.
Please submit a (1) letter of application, (2) CV, (3) concise statement of teaching interests/educational philosophy, and (4) well-defined research plan including specific aims/research objectives to www.dmu.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. For a more complete job description, fulltime benefit summary or more information on Des Moines University and/or its programs, visit www.dmu.edu/employment.
Des Moines University is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information and other characteristics protected by law (“protected class”). Applications from candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in physiology or a related field plus a minimum of three years of postdoctoral training. Compensation and lab start-up costs are funded by the University and are not dependent on grant funding.