Assistant Professor

Huntington, West Virginia
Salary commensurate with experience
Apr 26, 2021
May 26, 2021
Job Function
Faculty Member
Position Type
Full Time

The Department of Biomedical Sciences, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University invites applications for a tenure- track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor that will join a research focus in addiction or chronic pain research. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M., or equivalent degree, postdoctoral experience, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an extramurally funded research program, teach medical students, participate in the interdisciplinary Biomedical Research graduate program, and contribute to the service activities of the department. The position is a full-time academic appointment that comes with a competitive startup package and a salary that is commensurate with qualifications and experience. For further information on the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Marshall University, visit

Marshall University is a state-supported multi-campus public university located in Huntington, West Virginia. Nestled between the banks of the Ohio River and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains bordering Ohio and Kentucky, the Huntington region, with a population of ~350,000, affords a comfortable lifestyle, low cost of living, start-of-the-art health care, modern educational facilities, and unrivaled natural beauty. Marshall University employs 2000 faculty and staff members who serve 10,000 undergraduate, 3,300 graduate, and 700 professional students.

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, and three letters of recommendation for position number MU0956F at: Review of applications will begin May 14, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Marshall University is an EEO/AA.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Requests for more information should be sent to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Daniel Morgan (, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, One John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755.