Oakland University

Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor positions in Biochemistry and Physiology

Oakland University, United States

Rochester, MI, United States

Department of Biological Sciences, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, USA.

The Department of Biological Sciences at Oakland University invites applications for tenure-track assistant professor positions in the areas of Biochemistry, and Physiology. Competitive applicants will have a Ph.D. and at least three years of postdoctoral experience in a relevant field with a strong record of success exemplified by high quality research publications. 

Biochemistry position: Successful candidates are expected to establish a robust biochemistry related research program addressing questions about fundamental biological processes. Thecandidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to Biochemistry.

Physiology position:Successful candidate are expected to establish research program addressing questions  about fundamental physiological processes in humans or animals. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to physiology.

Accordingly, vigorous extramural funding as well as undergraduate and graduate (MS and PhD) student mentoring are expected. The successful applicants will teach undergraduate and graduate courses consistent with their position. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Laboratory space and competitive start-up funds will be provided.

The Department of Biological Sciences (http://www2.oakland.edu/biology/) is a vibrant and growing department that places the highest priority on both research and academic excellence. Faculty members enjoy a highly supportive research environment, have numerous opportunities to collaborate within and outside the department, and successfully compete for external grants. In addition to a talented undergraduate population, the department also has an active and growing graduate program with many opportunities to mentor students at the Master’s and Ph.D. levels. 

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

Review of applicants will begin after October 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two-page statement of research interests and plans, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement as well as the names and contact information for three references. Questions and inquiries should be sent to the Search Committee Chair, Chhabi K. Govind, PhD, govind@oakland.edu.

All applications must be submitted via following links:

Biochemistry Applicants:           http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/17213

Physiology Applicants:              https://jobs.oakland.edu/hr/postings/17215

Oakland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an NSF funded ADVANCE institution committed to increasing diversity in the STEM fields. All applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.