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Open Rank: Assistant to Associate Professor

University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Aurora, Colorado
Assistant Professor: $93,500 to $116,000 Associate Professor: $124,000 to $142,000
Closing date
Feb 12, 2023

The Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking a neuroscientist or physiologist to fill a tenure-eligible Assistant or Associate Professor position. The applicant’s research program should address fundamental physiological questions at systems, cellular, or molecular levels, to complement and extend the Department’s existing research strengths in nervous and cardiovascular system function, ion channel biophysics and computational science ( We especially encourage applicants using state-of-the-art imaging, electrophysiological methods and/or computational approaches. We expect appointees to conduct vigorous independent research and to participate in professional and graduate teaching and training.

Appointees will join a vibrant and growing Department under the new leadership of Dr. David DiGregorio – hired as Chair in January 2023 – with a commitment to mentoring faculty and trainees from diverse backgrounds. Research interests in the Department currently include cardiac and skeletal muscle physiology, cell signaling, computational neuroscience, developmental neurobiology, ion channel biophysics, sensory and motor systems, and synaptic function. Extra-departmental interactions are facilitated by several NIH-supported interdepartmental graduate programs and centers. In addition, core facilities provide support in electron microscopy, rodent in vivo behavior and electrophysiology, neural engineering, machining, transgenics and genomics (

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Apply at with the following materials:

1. A cover letter describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position

2. Curriculum vitae / Resume

3. A 2-3 page statement of research interests and plans

4. A ~1 page statement of how you will foster diversity, equity and inclusion

5. The names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either in your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document

Review of applications will begin on February 15. Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified.


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