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Tenure Track Faculty Position - Department of Physiology

University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Closing date
Oct 22, 2022

Tenure Track Faculty Position - Department of Physiology


University of California Los Angeles


Requisition Number: JPF07837


Candidates studying fundamental mechanisms in all areas of modern physiology, including molecular, cellular, organ or systems physiology are welcome to apply. Those with a research focus on autonomic regulation of organ function at a systems level, on the biophysics and physiological role of sensory transduction, or on leveraging new advances in imaging to address questions in molecular biophysics or complex physiological systems are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent and are expected to have a strong track record of research achievements and a demonstrated interest in tackling outstanding biological problems using state-of-the-art approaches. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program and participate in the teaching mission of the Department for medical, dental, and graduate students. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The Department of Physiology at UCLA has a strong tradition of excellence in biophysics, membrane transport, neuroscience, cardiovascular research, and structural biology and has made many major discoveries in these areas. For more information about the department, please visit our website: Competitive start-up packages are available, along with lab and personal relocation allowances.


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of research interests and career goals, description of teaching experience, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references to Applications will be accepted between September 20 and November 20, 2022. Letters will be requested only for applicants who advance to the next stage of consideration, and on-campus interviews will take place on January 26-27, 2023.


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