Overview

The Department of Physiology and Cell Biology at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) is seeking a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor that has a strong record of research utilizing, developing and or analyzing experiments to investigate significant physiological and/or cell biological question utilizing optogenetic and digital fluorescence imaging techniques. The specific field of physiology or cell biology specialization is not critical, but investigators with interests in smooth or cardiac muscles, neuroscience and/or reproductive biology will receive preference. A strong record of peer-reviewed publications, a clear vision for future research and significant questions to be developed for extramural funding and/or current funding are essential. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain and maintain extramural grant funding from the NIH, NSF or equivalent agencies to support their research program. Adequate space and start-up funds will be provided to help launch a competitive research program. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach medical students and participate in graduate training and provide services, as needed, to the Department, School of Medicine and University.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

Located in the Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the University of Nevada, Reno, is 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe which offers skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, and kayaking opportunities surrounding it’s beautiful crystal clear waters. The region is home to many culturally and socially rich activities, including a Philharmonic, the Nevada Museum of Art, and Reno Artown; Shakespeare, Jazz, Reno/Tahoe Music, Pacifica, Aloha, Cinco de Mayo, Basque, Sculpture, and River Festivals to name just a few.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree in a biomedical science; expertise and first-author publications in high-quality peer-reviewed professional journals; Expertise in one or more areas such as smooth or cardiac muscle biology, neuroscience, or reproductive biology.

Preferred Qualifications:
Laboratory management experience; at lease 3 years of post-doctoral experience; demonstrated success in grantsmanship and obtaining extramural funding; a track record of first-author and senior author publications in high-quality peer-reviewed professional journals.

Contact Information for this Position: For departmental inquiries: Bertie Mack 775-682-8832 bbmack@med.unr.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants: In order to be considered, please attach: 1. Cover letter 2. CV/resume 3. Statement of research and plans 3. Contact information for three professional references (include name, title, affiliation, phone number and email address

 

Open Until Filled: Yes

Search Number: 72344

Note to All Applicants: A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty members first day of employment.The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit: https://www.unrsearch.com/

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.