Marian University has an opening for an Associate Professor of
Physiology. This position reports to the Associate Dean of
Academic Affairs within the College of Osteopathic Medicine
As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent
many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks an
Associate Professor of Physiology to promote our Catholic
Franciscan mission and identity by contributing to the education of
undergraduate medical students, and master of biomedical science
students at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, by
providing instruction that will allow learners to acquire a
competence with the relationship of normal processes of various
systems of the human body, and the integration and regulation of
these systems in health and disease. This individual will
serve as a member of a team of physiologists in the planning and
delivery of physiology content in a multi-discipline, systems-based
- Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of
Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values,
honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity
in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual
traditions in courses, programs, and services.
- The successful applicant will provide neurophysiology
instruction primarily to medical students in the DO program.
Additional expertise in gastrointestinal physiology and/or
endocrinology is an asset.
- This individual will work with other biomedical faculty and
clinicians in the planning and delivery of physiology content in a
multi-discipline, systems-based medical curriculum.
- Other responsibilities include service to the COM,
University and professional organizations (e.g., committees,
mentoring students, reviewing scientific articles and grants), and
scholarly activities that result in publications and securing
external funding for research.
- The applicant must hold a terminal degree (Ph.D. or equivalent)
in Physiology or closely related discipline
- Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience after receiving their
terminal degree, preferably at a DO or MD medical school.
- Teaching experience must include neurophysiology; additional
experience teaching gastrointestinal physiology and/or
endocrinology is an asset.
- A proven record of scholarly activity (e.g., publications,
grants) consistent with the rank of Associate or Full Professor is
required for this position.
Founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg,
Indiana, Marian University is the only Catholic university in
Indianapolis and central Indiana. In 2019, Marian is serving more
than 2,400 undergraduate and 1,160 graduate students earning
degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math,
medicine, nursing, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences.
The university’s high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed
to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities for
students from 45 states and 23 nations. Marian climbed in U.S. News
& World Report’s 2021 Midwest rankings, being named the #3 Most
Innovative Regional University, #5 Best Value University, and #28
Best Regional University. Marian University opened its College of
Osteopathic Medicine in 2013, making it the first new school of
medicine in the state of Indiana in 110 years. Marian’s national
champion varsity athletic programs include the 2012 and
2015 NAIA Football National Championship, the 2016 and
2017 NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship,
2019 NAIA Volleyball National Championship, and more than
40 USA Cycling national championships.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue
until the position is filled. Applications require a letter of
application, a current CV, three letters of recommendation,
evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of scholarly work.
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All
individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with
disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity
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