The Department of Health and Exercise Science at Colorado State University is seeking applications for TWO faculty positions: both at the Assistant or Associate Professor level commensurate with experience. The 9-month tenured/tenure track appointments will begin between January 1st – August 15th, 2018.
Applicants are sought who have expertise in integrative/applied physiology (including metabolic and cardio-pulmonary regulation, and/or skeletal muscle or adipose biology) that complement or broaden our existing research strengths in aging and chronic disease (e.g., diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, multiple sclerosis). The successful candidates are expected to establish and/or maintain an existing nationally recognized, externally funded research program, and to integrate their research into current and new academic courses. The successful candidates will have outstanding departmental support, strong research infrastructure, excellent departmental colleagues, and potential for collaborative and translational opportunities within the department and with relevant units on and off campus.
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
Inspired by its land-grant heritage, Colorado State University is committed to excellence, setting the standard for public research universities in teaching, research, service and extension. CSU is a Carnegie Research university (very high research activity), and has been designated a Carnegie Community Engagement university. According to a National Science Foundation report on research universities, CSU ranks second in the nation among public research universities without a medical school.
THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND EXERCISE SCIENCE
Faculty in the Department of Health and Exercise Science conduct innovative research in state-of-the-art facilities, with an emphasis on basic, translational, and clinical applications in the area of chronic and age-related diseases. We are committed to our goal of producing nationally and internationally recognized research programs and graduates that focus on helping people protect and improve their health and quality of life throughout the lifespan. The Department has ~1300 undergraduate majors, ~30 M.S. and Ph.D. students, and 22 tenure-track, tenured and special appointment faculty. Research activities within the department are supported by NIH, DARPA, the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association, the National Dairy Council, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and other federal, state, and industry sponsors. The Human Performance Clinical/Research Laboratory, designated as a CSU Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence since 2008, is a center for interdisciplinary research, training, and outreach. Department faculty collaborate with and/or have academic or affiliate appointments in several schools, departments, and centers including the Center for Healthy Aging, Biomedical Sciences, Food Science and Human Nutrition, the Center for Cardiovascular Research, the Colorado School of Public Health, the Prevention Research Center, the School of Biomedical Engineering, and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Faculty also collaborate with the University of Colorado Health-North, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Denver and the Rocky Mountain Cancer Rehabilitation Institute at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. To learn more about the Department, visit our web site at http://www.hes.chhs.colostate.edu/
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY AND FORT COLLINS COMMUNITIES
Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, which is nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains just one hour north of the Denver metropolitan area. With a population of approximately 160,000, Fort Collins has been cited by Money Magazine as one of the “Best Places to Live in the United States”, is one of 5 cities with Platinum rating by the League of American Bicyclists, and is consistently rated as one of the healthiest, well-educated, and best places to retire in the United States. Fort Collins has excellent public schools; numerous cultural offerings; an extensive network of parks, bike trails, and open space; and a reported annual average of over 300 days of sunshine. Visit http://www.fcgov.com for more details.
To apply, submit the following application materials directly to the posting at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/44592 : 1) a letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications of the position, 2) a curriculum vita, and 3) names and contact information for three professional references. References will be contacted automatically via email, and will be requested to submit a letter on your behalf. Questions about the application process should be directed to Bret Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions regarding the nature of the position(s) should be directed to the Search Chair, Dr. Frank Dinenno at email@example.com or by phone at (970) 491-3203.
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