[Employment] Tenure Track Position in Animal Physiology at San Francisco State University

Chris Moffatt via biojobs%40net.bio.net (by moffatt.chris from gmail.com)
Wed Oct 14 13:35:04 EST 2015

The Department of Biology at San Francisco State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Animal Physiology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin in August 2016. 

We encourage applications from individuals working in all areas of physiology, and we are especially interested in complementing our research strengths in comparative physiology, using vertebrate or invertebrate systems.

The Department of Biology seeks to prepare the next generation of scientists, health professionals, teachers and citizens in areas of biology including microbiology, cell and molecular biology, physiology, botany, zoology, marine biology and ecology. With 40 tenure-track faculty and more than $30 million in active grants, the Department provides an exciting and stimulating environment for discovery and active learning. 

Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in physiology or a closely related field, and postdoctoral training. The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong publication record in physiology. Teaching and/or research experience with a large, diverse student body is preferred.

Responsibilities: The position requires graduate and undergraduate teaching in physiology, mentoring and advising graduate and undergraduate students, developing an active ongoing research program, and ongoing committee and service assignments. Faculty are expected to participate in introductory courses for biology majors, and in the general education curriculum. Candidates are expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program. 

Rank and salary: Assistant or Associate Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The California State University System provides competitive health, retirement and other benefits.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, separate statements of research and teaching interests, and copies of significant publications. Applicants should submit application materials and arrange to have three reference letters submitted to the Physiology Search Committee, Dept. of Biology, San Francisco State University, using the link https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6489. Review of applications begins 15 November 2015 and continues until the position is filled. For additional information, visit our web site at http://biology.sfsu.edu.  

San Francisco State University is a member of the California State University System and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. SFSU faculty are expected to be effective teachers and demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship, and/or creative work. 

San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We especially welcome applications from members of all ethnic groups, women, veterans, and people with disabilities. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. 

SF State and the Department of Biology are committed to a diverse professoriate that includes women and individuals from underrepresented minority groups. SF State is an EEO/AA employer.

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