Bacaner Endowed Chair in Physiology - Medical School - Integrative Biology and Physiology

University of Minnesota
Twin Cities, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 05, 2021
Biology, Genetics
Employment Type
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Minimum requirements are a PhD, MD or MD/PhD with tenure at an academic research institution.Successful candidates will have an established and innovative research program that embraces biological complexity and physiology from molecular building blocks to the living organism and human disease. Applicants must have a strong record of research accomplishments, as documented by publications in leading peer-reviewed journals along with an outstanding record of extramural funding.

About the Job

The Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology at the University of Minnesota Medical School is recruiting an outstanding, tenured faculty member for the Bacaner Endowed Chair in Physiology.

We seek exceptional faculty candidates with an established research program in integrative systems physiology, spanning from gene to whole organism, with specific interests in the cardiovascular system, metabolism (diabetes/obesity), muscle physiology, stress physiology and related fields. Substantial resources, with state-of-the-art research space, is committed to this effort.

About the Department

The Department is an integral component of outstanding Institutes/Centers including the Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, Lillehei Heart Institute, Institute for the Biology of Aging and Metabolism, Masonic Cancer Center, Center for Immunology, and four Medical Discovery teams , with exceptional on-site research core facilities including the Physiology Core , University Imaging Center, Mouse Genetics Laboratory, and many others . There are also several active and relevant training grant (T32) programs that offer pre- and post-doctoral support for training students and fellows in several areas, including obesity/diabetes, aging, muscle biology and cardiology. Additional information about the department can be found at .

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.

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.

To apply, please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of programmatic and research goals. Please also arrange to have three (3) letters of recommendation sent to 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 January 4, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

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


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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.

The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
  • Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer match
  • Disability and employer paid life insurance
  • Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
  • Student loan forgiveness opportunity
  • Opportunities for growth and promotion
  • Employee Assistance Program

For more information regarding benefits: https://humanresources. 75100-ben-0105-10_0.pdf

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