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Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the Department of Basic Sciences at the level of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. A competitive candidate will have expertise in medical physiology, preferably with experience in teaching graduate level cardiovascular physiology.


PHSU is a private, bilingual center of higher education located in the southern coastal city of Ponce in Puerto Rico.  PHSU has a dynamic medical program that is currently undergoing a period of aggressive growth, with a new state-of-the-art academic building under construction as well as substantial campus-wide renovation. The School of Medicine also offers a master’s degree in medical sciences and a PhD in biomedical sciences. About half of the faculty in the Basic Sciences Department have active, funded research programs under the Ponce Research Institute. 

We are seeking candidates with a PhD or MD degree who are available for full-time appointments. The major teaching role will be in the medical physiology course; expertise and teaching experience in cardiovascular physiology are preferred.  The candidate will also be considered for a joint appointment in the School of Dental Medicine at PHSU. Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and names and contact information of three references to:


Aixa Ramos

Human Resources Department

Ponce Health Sciences University
P.O. Box 7004
Ponce, Puerto Rico 00732

The Ponce Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.



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