University of Minnesota Medical School

Bacaner Endowed Chair in Physiology – Medical School - Integrative Biology and Physiology

University of Minnesota Medical School, United States

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Bacaner Endowed Chair in Physiology – Medical School – Integrative Biology and Physiology


The department of Integrative Biology and Physiology at the University of Minnesota Medical School is recruiting an outstanding, tenured faculty member for the Bacaner Endowed Chair in Physiology. We seek outstanding faculty candidates with an established research program in integrative systems physiology, spanning from gene to whole organism, with specific interests in the cardiovascular system, metabolism (diabetes/obesity), muscle physiology, stress physiology and related fields. Substantial resources, with state-of-the-art research space, is committed to this effort. Successful candidates will have an established and innovative research program that embraces biological complexity and physiology from molecular building blocks to the living organism and human disease. Applicants must have a strong record of research accomplishments, as documented by publications in leading peer-reviewed journals along with an outstanding record of extramural funding. Minimum requirements are a PhD, MD or MD/PhD with tenure at an academic research institution. 

The Department is a central part of the newly established Biomedical Discovery District at the UMN and hosts a state-of-the-art Core facility for cardio-metabolic phenotyping (IBP Phenotyping Core). The Department is an integral component of outstanding Institutes/Centers including the Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, Lillehei Heart Institute, Institute for the Biology of Aging and Metabolism, Masonic Cancer Center, Center for Immunology, with exceptional on-site research core facilities including the University Imaging Center, Mouse Genetics Laboratory, and many others. There are also several active and relevant training grant (T32) programs that offer pre- and post-doctoral support for training students and fellows in several areas, including obesity/diabetes, aging, muscle biology and cardiology. Additional information about the department can be found at https://www.physiology.umn.edu.


To apply, please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of programmatic and research goals in response to job opening ID 334734 at http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment. Please also arrange to have three (3) letters of recommendation sent to jotto@umn.edu or Search Committee, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, Medical School, 6-125 Jackson Hall, 321 Church Street S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455. Review of applications will begin February 3, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. 


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