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Assistant Professor of Vertebrate Physiology

  • Richmond Campus
  • College of Science, Tech, Eng & Math
  • Fulltime Faculty

Title: Assistant Professor of Vertebrate Physiology

Position Type: Fulltime Faculty

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 21R000 - Science, Tech, Engineering & Math

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

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Posted Salary Grade: Faculty Full Time - 01

Retirement:   KTRS 

Contact Person: Sherry Harrel


Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Department of Biological Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Vertebrate Physiology, beginning 7 August 2023.

Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate degree (MS) program courses with a variable 9 to 12 credit hour instructional load, including courses on Human Anatomy and Physiology (BIO 307 and 308), requisite courses in the Biomedical Sciences/Pre-PA major/concentration, and several programs in the College of Health Science. Additional responsibilities may include instruction in Careers in Biomedical Sciences (BIO 332), introductory Biology majors’ courses and/or the candidate’s area of expertise. The new faculty member will participate in pre-professional advising of Biomedical Science majors.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an active research program, to pursue extramural funding from regional or national agencies, to mentor undergraduate and graduate (MS) students, and to interact with other faculty in relevant areas of mutual interest. Areas of research may include, but are not limited to, vertebrate physiology, cell biology, developmental biology or embryology, endocrinology, and neurobiology.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Ph.D. or equivalent at the time of hire in biology (vertebrate physiology) or a related field from an accredited or internationally recognized institution


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Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

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Open Until Filled: Yes

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AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.


Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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