The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to start in August 2023. We seek candidates with a research focus on cellular metabolism that will complement the activities of the Arkansas Integrative Metabolic Research Center at the University of Arkansas. This includes, but is not limited to, research in obesity, diabetes, cancer, development, aging, immunology, repair and regeneration, or any other biological processes related to metabolism. Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in cell and molecular biology or related fields and demonstrated research accomplishments are required. Successful candidates are expected to establish an extramurally funded research program and contribute to the teaching mission of the university.
The Department of Biological Sciences is committed to exceptional scholarship and education in the areas of cell biology, genetics, genomics, microbiology, ecology, and evolutionary biology. More information about the department can be found at: http://biology.uark.edu. The University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The Arkansas Integrative Metabolic Research Center (AIMRC), funded by the National Institutes of Health, is focused on understanding the role of cell and tissue metabolism in disease and health through research involving advanced imaging, bioenergetics, and data science. For more information on the AIMRC, please see: https://wordpressua.uark.edu/aimrc/.
The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/EOE institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially individuals who contribute to diversity of our campus community. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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