East Tennessee State University - College of Public Health - Department of Health Sciences - Assistant Professor - Physiologist - 128640. The Department of Health Sciences, in the College of Public Health, at East Tennessee State University, seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor level opening beginning in August 2017. Undergraduate teaching responsibilities will include teaching one, or more, of these courses: Introductory Anatomy and Physiology, upper division Human Physiology, and/or a course in an area of specialty. The successful candidate is expected to develop a lab-based research program, involving Graduate and Undergraduate Students, and to pursue extramural funding. The research program should complement the mission of the Department, and the College of Public Health.
Qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in a related field. Preference will be given to candidates with Post-doctoral research and grant writing experience. Screening of applicants will begin in early 2017. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience.
The Department of Health Sciences is one of the five departments in the College of Public Health, which is within ETSU's Health Sciences Division. The division also houses the James H. Quillen College of Medicine, the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, the College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences, and the College of Nursing, making ETSU one of only 25 Universities in the United States with Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health. The Department of Health Sciences offers a B.S. in Health Sciences with concentrations in Microbiology or Human Health. The Department also offers an Undergraduate Honors program, and joint-venture Graduate programs, with the Department of Biological Sciences (M.S. with Microbiology, Biology, or Biomedical Science concentrations) and with the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Quillen College of Medicine (Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to teach Undergraduate Lecture and Lab courses including Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Human Physiology, and/or a course in an area of specialty. In addition, the ability to develop and conduct a lab-based research program. The research program should complement the mission of the Department, and the College of Public Health.
Qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in a related field required. University level teaching experience, and Postdoctoral research experience preferred.
Preference will be given to candidates with all of the following; Postdoctoral research, University level teaching, and grant writing experience.
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of north...east Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.