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Assistant Professor in Systems Physiology

Recruitment Period

Open October 1st, 2018 through Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


Assistant Professor in Systems Physiology

University of California, Riverside

The Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty position in the area of vertebrate Systems Physiology, starting July 1, 2019. Candidates should employ a comparative, ecological, and/or evolutionary approach to the study of physiology. Research areas/approaches include, but are not limited to, evolution of physiology, behavioral physiology, and physiological genomics (including use of transcriptomics, proteomics, and/or metabolomics).

Consult for details about the department and other graduate programs in which our faculty participate. Applicants will be expected to vigorously pursue extramurally funded research and contribute to teaching in our undergraduate and graduate core curricula. A Ph.D. in physiology or a related discipline and demonstrated excellence in research are required. Preference will be given to those applicants who possess at least one year of postdoctoral training.

To apply: Application materials should be submitted through Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research and teaching interests, and one to three reprints of publications. A statement addressing the candidate’s past and potential future contributions to promote academic diversity must be included. In addition, applicants should request that three letters of recommendation be submitted through this site. Evaluation of applications will begin December 4, 2018, but the position will remain open until filled. For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Theodore Garland, Jr., Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, University of California, Riverside: For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Mary Stuart, Academic Personnel, at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

Job location

Riverside, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Publications - 1 to 3 Reprints of Selected Publications

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

How to apply

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