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Faculty Positions in the Physiology of Metabolism, Cardiovascular System, Heart/Muscle, Inflammation/Immunology

University of Minnesota
life insurance, paid holidays
United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis
Jul 13, 2024
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Job ID
354148
Location
Twin Cities
Job Family
Academic
Full/Part Time
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary
Regular
Job Code
9403
Employee Class
Instr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp
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About the Job

The Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology and the University of Minnesota Medical School invite applications for tenure-track faculty positions. We seek outstanding scientists who will establish a competitive extramurally funded research program that focuses on studies from an integrative molecular to systems physiology perspective. Areas of particular interest include cellular and molecular metabolism, cardiometabolism, cardiovascular and muscle, immunometabolism, and inflammation. Successful applicants will align with and further enrich the department's collective expertise and research interest in areas of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular systems, metabolism, inflammation, systems biology and exercise and muscle physiology, as well as computational biology.

All faculty levels will be considered. We offer exceptional startup support, a dynamic intellectual environment, state-of-the-art facilities, a competitive salary, and quality research space within the Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology. Teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate, graduate and medical student instruction.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent in a relevant field of study, plus applicable postdoctoral or faculty experience. A creative and innovative research program is essential, including a high impact publication record; current funding is not required.

About the Department

The Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, lead by Joseph Metzger, PhD, is a dynamic and growing medical school basic science department that values excellence, innovation, diversity, inclusion and impact as cornerstones to biomedical research and education. We aspire to be the leading research and education physiology program in the country.

Benefits

Working at the University

At the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.

The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost

Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

To apply, please upload a curriculum vitae and a concise summary of current and planned research. 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 March 15, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.

This position will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

Diversity

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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