The Department of Biology at Colorado State University requests applications for an Integrative Vertebrate Physiologist at the rank of Assistant Professor, to add to a growing group of integrative biologists. We seek a broadly trained vertebrate physiologist who addresses fundamental and integrative questions about the mechanisms underlying organism function. Examples of potential research interests could include studies of energetics/metabolism, biochemical adaptation, behavioral endocrinology, neuroethology, eco-immunology/disease ecology, thermal physiology/global change biology, or other areas that seek to understand the mechanistic basis of how organisms interact with their physical and biological environments. Competitive candidates would perform interdisciplinary research using cutting edge methodologies to answer questions of broad interest. This tenure-track position involves undergraduate and graduate teaching (approximately 45 percent), research involving undergraduates and graduate students (approximately 45 percent), and service/outreach (approximately 10 percent). Colorado State University provides a highly collaborative and supportive environment with opportunities to interact with faculty in other colleges on campus and to participate in the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology (https://ecology.colostate.edu), Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Neurosciences program (http://mcin.colostate.edu/) and the Graduate Degree Program in Cell and Molecular Biology (https://cmb.colostate.edu/). CSU is also home of the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory (http://www.nrel.colostate.edu/). For more information about CSU in general and the Biology Department in particular, please visit the Biology Department website: https://www.biology.colostate.edu/. The Department of Biology at Colorado State University is committed to creating and sustaining an accessible and inclusive culture that values cultural and academic diversity. To maintain an inclusive environment for faculty, staff, and students, we seek to hire faculty who will represent our inclusive values in classrooms, labs, and work environments, and that recognize the need for a diverse and inclusive department as well as the essential role of faculty in that effort. RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will develop an extramurally funded and innovative research program that interfaces with evolutionary biologists, ecologists, geneticists, molecular biologists and/or physiologists within the department and across the CSU community. Teaching may include courses in comparative animal physiology, mammalogy, and organismal animal biology.
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