Published: Oct. 2, 2019

Specialization — Expertise in sensory or muscle physiology that augments existing strengths within the department. The specific area of focus could be any topic within the domain from the molecular foundation of muscle and its associated tissues to the processing of sensory signals within the nervous system. Examples include, but are not limited to, the study of (1) sensory receptors and integration of receptor functions at organismal level, (2) molecular, cellular and neural mechanisms of muscle development and aging, and (3) sensory-motor interaction.

Rank — Tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor Start Date — August 17, 2020

Qualifications — The applicant shall have completed postdoctoral training and have published previous research in premier journals. Evidence of an ability to obtain extramural grant support and some teaching experience are highly desired. The annual teaching assignment will comprise one course that meets the requirements for the undergraduate degree in integrative physiology, plus one seminar course.

Responsibilities — The applicant will (1) establish an independent research program supported by awards from extramural agencies, (2) contribute to the teaching mission of the undergraduate program, (3) provide teaching and mentoring for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and (4) perform service for the department, university, and profession.

General Information — The Department of Integrative Physiology has a faculty roster that includes 24 tenured and tenure-eligible faculty and 9 instructors. The department offers BA, MS, and PhD degrees in integrative physiology. The undergraduate and graduate programs comprise ~1800 and 70 students, respectively. For more details on the department and the university, visit our website ( The Boulder campus is one of four in the University of Colorado system, and is approximately 35 miles from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Application Procedure — Applications are only accepted electronically at A complete application includes (1) a cover letter that states research goals, teaching qualifications, and an explanation of how your expertise adds synergy to existing strengths in the department, (2) a current vita, (3) three original research articles, and (4) a list of three references with contact information.

Applications submitted by November 1, 2019 will receive full consideration. Additional information is available by email or phone (; 303-492-3122). The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator (