Summary of Duties: The Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN) at Washington State University in Pullman, WA is seeking outstanding academic scientists to fill full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. The positions are permanent, 75% state-funded, 12-month appointments.
Ideal candidates are expected to develop and maintain innovative, extramurally funded research programs in neuroscience that complement and enhance current faculty scholarship in food intake/energy homeostasis, drug addiction, sensory biology, circadian rhythms/sleep, synaptic plasticity, neurodegenerative disease, or biophysics (additional details at: Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN) ).
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have one of the following degrees: a PhD in neuroscience or similar biological/biomedical field, and/or an MD, DVM, or equivalent professional degree.
Applicants for a position at associate/full professor rankmust have an established extramurally funded independent research program, and a record of peer-reviewed publications and national/international recognition commensurate with position rank.
Applicants for a position at assistant professor rankshould demonstrate potential to establish and maintain an externally funded research program (peer-reviewed publications and developed research agenda).
Minimum of two years of research experience after postdoctoral degree.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.