Assistant Professor Jobs:

The Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in the areas of neurovascular physiology and pathophysiology (, respiratory and vascular physiology and pathophysiology. ( and renal and vascular physiology and pathophysiology (  We seek outstanding candidates (PhD,MD,DVM , or combined doctoral degrees), who have demonstrated exceptional productivity and creativity in research that complements and integrates with on-going strengths in the department.

The ideal candidate would deploy a variety of advanced methods including (for example) genetic, cell biological, electrophysiological, imaging, computational, in vivo or bioengineering approaches to understand the interaction of neuronal and vascular mechanisms in the mammalian brain and spinal cord, the interaction of respiratory and vascular mechanisms in the function of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems and hypertension, and the interaction of renal and vascular mechanisms in the function of the renal and cardiovascular systems and hypertension.  Responsibilities include the development of an extramurally funded research program, collaboration with other investigators in the Department of Physiology teaching of undergraduate, graduate and medical students in topics relevant to their areas of expertise and mentoring students.

The Department of Physiology is also part of a diverse and interdiscplinary research community at the University of Arizona.  This includes a T32 training grant for Interdisciplinary Training in Cardiovascular Research that is in its 40th year of existence.  The University of Arizona also has multiple interdisciplinary graduate programs that Department of Physiology faculty are members of, including the Physiological Sciences (, Neuroscience ( and Biomedical Engineering ( graduate programs.

Other University of Arizona resources important for this position include the Mouse Phenotyping Core Facility (, multiple University of Arizona Core Facilities ( and the Center for Innovation in Brain Science


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