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Idaho State University
  • Position Number: 3510510
  • Location: Pocatello, ID
  • Position Type: Science - Biology

Assistant Professor of Physiology, Biological Sciences (3518)
Pocatello - Main

Company Description

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

Idaho State University's Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a 9-month, full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Vertebrate Physiology, preferably systems level (e.g., cardiovascular, renal, gastrointestinal) to join our faculty team beginning August, 2023. The assistant professor will teach anatomy and physiology and make other contributions to the biology curriculum based on their area of expertise. The assistant professor will also build a collaborative, interdisciplinary, and extramurally-funded research program that enhances and complements the research of other faculty members in the department. Key responsibilities include:
  • Teach courses that contribute to the Anatomy and Physiology curriculum of the department
  • Conduct scholarly research involving graduate and undergraduate students
  • Conduct service in support of the department, college, institution, and profession
  • Contribute to community outreach and student recruiting activities in support of the department
  • Ability to collaborate and complement existing faculty expertise in the department

Minimum Qualifications
  • A doctorate in a field relevant to the position
  • Demonstrated record of publication indicative of the potential to establish and maintain a productive research program
  • Expertise in physiology and relevant modern experimental tools
  • Experience working with and mentoring students
  • Ability to articulate a productive research agenda, including potential funding sources
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work within a team environment
Preferred Qualifications
  • Postdoctoral research experience in a field relevant to physiology
  • Experience working within a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment
  • Success in attracting extramural research funding
  • College-level teaching expertise in anatomy and physiology and other relevant fields
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting and working with students from diverse backgrounds
Additional Information

You must submit the following to be fully considered for this position:
  • A letter of interest that addresses the position criteria and includes a statement of research and teaching interests (no longer than two (2) pages each)
  • A diversity statement
  • Your current curriculum vitae
  • A list of names with contact information for three (3) professional references
Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Devaleena Pradhan, Chair, Vertebrate Physiologist Faculty Position, Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID USA ( This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to October 14, 2022. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); and excellent retirement options and company contribution. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req1732
Type: Working 9 months per year
Position: Faculty Tenure Track
Division: Idaho State University

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