Assistant Professor of Physiology

Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 21, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The National University of Health Sciences invites applicants for a 12 month tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor, starting no later than August 31, 2021. The successful applicant will preferably have a Ph.D. in physiology or in a closely related discipline. A first professional medical doctorate will also be considered. This will be primarily a teaching position to cover instruction in cellular and organ systems physiology for students in the Doctor of Chiropractic and Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine programs. We seek an individual who can integrate basic science concepts, especially in regulatory physiology, with functional relevance in the clinical setting. Excellent communicative and teaching skills are required. This position will also offer opportunities to participate in clinically oriented or educational research. Participation in student advising, along with administrative service to the University will also be required.


Looking for a faculty member to join the team with respect to academics and long term commitment to both the department and the University as a member of its faculty. Departmental integrity thrives upon the collegial exchange of information, knowledge, and opinion among its members.



Candidates must have a Ph.D., D.C., N.D., M.D., or applicable doctorate with an emphasis in a biological science and relevant post-doctoral experience.


FLSA Status

National University of Health Sciences Department of Basic Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.


Application Procedures

Application materials should include a complete Curriculum Vitae, unofficial transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a 2-3 page description of current and future goals, including separate sections on teaching goals, and professional contributions to the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion to


Review of applications will begin May 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.  Requests for more information should be sent to Dr. Sandra Rogers (, National University of health Sciences, 200 E. Roosevelt Road, Lombard, IL 60148.


National University of Health Sciences is an EOE/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity

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