The Department of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology (PSP) at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, invites applications for faculty positions (open rank). The Department provides exciting opportunities to build an internationally recognized research program leveraging the current strengths of the department, including cardiovascular physiology, systems biology, and neuroscience. Successful candidates are expected to incorporate state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary approaches in pharmacology and/or physiology, develop a high-profile program of scholarly research, and excel in teaching and mentoring at the graduate level. Candidates that incorporate computational and/or mathematical modeling approaches are encouraged to apply. All faculty are expected to participate in the department’s teaching mission of graduate, medical and undergraduate courses, and demonstrate a commitment to service within the university and at the national level.
The successful candidate will join a collaborative and diverse department, with new leadership. The Department houses cutting-edge facilities that support research areas that include intravital microscopy, in vitro and in vivo models of disease, rodent behavioral assessment, and membrane and cell physiology. Research efforts are further supported by numerous core facilities within both UC College of Medicine (https://med.uc.edu/research/core-facilities) and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/research/cores). The combination of a large, major research university with a diverse, family-oriented community make Cincinnati an ideal environment for work-life balance. Cincinnati is one of America's most livable cities, ranked 5th on Forbes' 2015 list of Most Affordable Cities.
Qualifications: Successful candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with emphasis in Pharmacology, Physiology or a related discipline, and a minimum of 2 years post-doctoral experience. A demonstrated record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications is essential. Candidatesapplying for above the level of Assistant Professor, must demonstrate a strong record of securingexternal funding, a sustained record of excellent research productivity, and an outstanding national reputation in their field. Salary will be commensurate based on experience and accompanied by a highly competitive start-up package. There is also a substantial retirement savings plan.
Applicants must complete and submit an official application at jobs.uc.edu(Posting # 40005) that includes: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a summary of their current and future researchprogram and vision (up to 3 pages), 4) a one-page summary of their teachingexperience and/or teaching philosophy, and 5) the names and contact information of 3 references as a single PDF file.
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As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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