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Grand Valley State University (MI) - Assistant Professor, Anatomy and Physiology in Biomedical SciencesEdit

The Biomedical Sciences department at Grand Valley State University is pleased to announce it is searching for a new tenure-track faculty member to join our department in Fall 2017.

Qualifications and Education: Qualified applicants will be committed to both classroom teaching and research involving undergraduate and/or graduate students. Applicants with demonstrated experience teaching an integrated human anatomy and physiology course and associated labs are encouraged to apply. The area of research emphasis is open, although we encourage candidates whose research complements foci of existing faculty to apply. The successful candidate must have obtained a Ph.D. or equivalent in anatomy and/or physiology, or a related field.

Responsibilities: Duties include a 9 contact hour (3 course) teaching load per semester, scholarship, and service. The primary teaching duties for this position will be an integrated anatomy and physiology course, although faculty may be asked to teach in other areas of expertise.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Startup funds for research are available.

Department: The Biomedical Sciences department has been a rapidly expanding department at Grand Valley State University. The department has approximately 1,300 undergraduate majors, 41 full time faculty members, a Master’s degree program, and offers courses that support other undergraduate majors, the university’s general education program, and select graduate programs. Along with our primary teaching and research facilities, a new science building has recently been completed to support laboratory opportunities for students and faculty, including a vivarium, aquatic facility, plastination lab, and microscopy suite with a confocal. For more information, see and

University: Grand Valley State University is a public institution with 21,972 undergraduate and 3,353 graduate students located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The university is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment for faculty and students while promoting enrichment of society through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. More information can be found here:

How to Apply: A complete application must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vita, (3) research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) names and contact information for three references, and (6) graduate transcripts (unofficial). Please apply at: If you have questions about applying online or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Email questions about the position to: Dr. Cynthia Thompson, search committee chair ( The review process will begin on October 24th and continue until the position is filled.

University of Washington (WA) - TT Assistant Professor, BiostatisticsEdit

The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Washington wishes to fill two full-time (100% FTE) tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates who will enhance the Department's expertise in methodological research and biomedical applications are strongly encouraged to apply. The Department of Biostatistics currently has more than 40 regular and research-track faculty, as well as 30 affiliate and adjunct faculty members.Ph.D. required in Biostatistics, Statistics or related field. Duties include graduate and undergraduate teaching, methodological research, and biomedical collaborative research.The UW School of Public Health is committed to a diverse academic community. We view diversity as essential to our mission; for more information visit .

Application Instructions: Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and four signed original letters of reference by December 15, 2016. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Application link:

University of Washington (WA) - Assistant or Associate Professor TT, Bioengineering Edit

The Department of Bioengineering in the College of Engineering and School of Medicine at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the level of assistant or associate professor with an expected start date September 16, 2017.

Exceptional candidates with a passion for biomedical research, teaching and service are encouraged to apply. The minimum qualifications are PhD or MD degrees (or foreign equivalent terminal degree) at the time of hire and evidence of excellence, originality and productivity in research and the potential for excellent teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized research program, to participate in the teaching and service missions of the department, to contribute toward expanding the diversity in STEM education and to follow UW's strong tradition of collaboration and translation across disciplinary boundaries. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service in a diverse and inclusive environment.

Founded in 1967, UW Bioengineering has a rich history of research, scholarship and translation of results into clinical solutions. To learn more about the department please visit our website at 

The University of Washington was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Award for Faculty Career Flexibility in 2006. In addition, the University of Washington is a recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers. We are building a culturally diverse faculty and encourage applications from women and minority candidates.

The review of applications will start on December 1, 2016.

University of Washington (WA) - Assistant Professior, Physiology and Biophysics

The Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of Washington announces a search for a full-time faculty member at the assistant professor (tenure track) level with a 12-month service period. We seek an individual (PhD and/or MD or foreign equivalent) with outstanding scholarly achievements and research interests in cardiovascular and/or neurovascular physiology. The individual will be expected to maintain a vigorous research program and participate in the teaching and educational activities of the department.  In addition, we are committed to creating a departmental climate that embraces and benefits from the diversity of all individuals. Candidates should include a statement about how they will contribute to this environment (detailed instructions on our website).

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. 

Washington State University (WA) - Assistant Professor TT, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology

Summary of Duties: The position is defined as approximately 75% research/graduate education and 25% teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a productive, extramurally funded research program in the area of infectious diseases/immunology. Candidates with a research emphasis in food-, water-, or vector-borne diseases are especially encouraged to apply. As a faculty member the successful candidate will be expected to establish effective collaborations with current WSU programs and be active in the department's graduate program, including mentoring graduate students and serving as a member of student advisory committees. The successful candidate will also be expected to be active in the academic service arena. Responsibilities include teaching the 3 credit Veterinary Immunology course in the professional veterinary medicine curriculum. The course is one of the core offerings of the department and is taught in a clinically relevant context. The successful candidate will seek to excel in his/her teaching and will interact closely and effectively with other teaching faculty in the department, and be actively involved in the Department's collaborative teaching efforts. The Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Required Qualifications: A PhD degree in biomedical science or related field is required. At the Assistant Professor level, evidence of 36 months of productive post-doctoral research experience is required. The research area should be compatible with the departmental research focus on infectious diseases. Areas of emphasis include immunology, food- and water-borne diseases, and vector-borne diseases. Candidates must have demonstrated abilities in conducting hypothesis-based research and publishing high quality papers in top tier journals; a track record of, or strong potential for attracting extramural funding, and a history or interest in contributing to high quality veterinary and graduate education.

Review of applications will begin on 11/30/2016.

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