Assistant or Associate Professor

University of North Texas Health Science Center

United States

July 16, 2022

Description

Assistant or Associate Professor Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Application materials include a cover letter (2 pages max.) expressing your interest and fit for the department, a research statement outlining your current and future research goals (2 pages max.), a teaching statement outlining your experience and future vision (2 pages max.), a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least 3 professional references. Questions can be directed to Dr. Caroline Rickards at caroline.rickards@unthsc.edu.

Position Details

Position Information

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System 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. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Assistant or Associate Professor Department HSC-Physiology and Anatomy-302600 College/School GSBS Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility ORP Eligible Additional Retirement Information

For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https: // hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php.

Salary Information Commensurate based on experience Department 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. This position is for either an Associate or Assistant professor based on the preferred candidate's level of experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in a relevant discipline

Two years or more teaching experience in Higher Education, in a face-to-face or online setting.

Demonstrated experience in curriculum and course development and assessment.

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 / Certification Physical Requirements Carrying, Cleaning, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate Area of Specialty Security Sensitive This 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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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F696P

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application materials include a cover letter (2 pages max.) expressing your interest and fit for the department, a research statement outlining your current and future research goals (2 pages max.), a teaching statement outlining your experience and future vision (2 pages max.), a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least 3 professional references. Questions can be directed to Dr. Caroline Rickards at caroline.rickards@unthsc.edu.

Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/53761 Position End Date (if temporary)

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  • Do you have a PhD?
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  • How many years of teaching experience in Higher Education do you have?
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    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
  • Optional Documents

  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
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