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Karen Fredenburg
Executive Secretary

P:  (540) 464-7247
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Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA  24450

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Physiology Faculty Position

The Biology Department at Virginia Military Institute invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. VMI is a small, highly rated undergraduate institution with a strong emphasis on teaching and undergraduate research. We seek an individual whose teaching and research interests are focused on aspects of physiology that complement the expertise of the faculty, which includes, but is not limited to, the disciplines of neuroscience, molecular and cellular biology and ecology of plants and animals. 

 The position requires a significant commitment to teaching introductory biology, maintaining current courses in general and exercise physiology, and, ideally, developing a lab-based course in comparative physiology. In addition, the new hire will be expected to participate in the planning and execution of an Exercise Science minor jointly sponsored by the Biology and Physical Education Departments. The successful applicant will be committed to undergraduate education and will develop an active research program involving students.

Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. Undergraduate teaching success and postdoctoral experience are highly desirable. Faculty members wear uniforms and adhere to military customs but military experience is not required.  

Starting Date: 1 August 2013.

Candidates must apply on-line. Application details and link: http://www.vmi.edu/jobs

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and copies of transcripts. In addition, send three letters of recommendation to: Dr. James E. Turner, Head, Biology Department, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, 24450-0304. Review of applications will begin on 15 October. Additional information on VMI can be seen at www.vmi.edu. 

 VMI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against anyone because of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sex, age, or disability.