Assistant Professor – Department of Biology – Western Kentucky University
The WKU Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in Animal Physiology.
Candidates for the Animal Physiology position will investigate areas that may include but are not limited to neurophysiology, thermoregulation, osmoregulation, pathology, endocrinology, and/or muscle physiology. Courses to be taught may include introductory biology, animal physiology for undergraduates and graduate students, and upper-level courses in area of specialty.
The successful candidate will deliver high-quality instruction in both undergraduate and graduate courses, including courses in the Biology Department’s pre-health curriculum, based on the expertise of the candidate. Each position will require development of an active, biomedically-relevant, research program attractive to M.S. students and to undergraduates in our pre-health programs, as well as career and academic advisement of pre-health professions students. The KY INBRE program provides a network of support for biomedical researchers and educators within the Commonwealth of Kentucky and presents many opportunities for collaboration as well as competitive funding programs. Opportunities are also available to collaborate on clinical research projects with physicians, residents, and fellows of Med Center Health and the University of Kentucky College of Medicine – Bowling Green Campus.
- Completion of a Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline by time of application
- A record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals and of writing grant proposals
- Evidence of strong communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills
- Evidence of enthusiasm for teaching and working with undergraduate and graduate students
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