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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Physiology Human Medicine 10022668
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Tenure System

Position Summary

As part of MSU’s Global Impact Initiative (https://research.msu.edu/global-impact/workmsu/), the Department of Physiology at Michigan State University invites applications for an academic year tenure track position at the assistant, associate, or full professor level in the area of systems neuroscience. Successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with a broad range of researchers working in the neurosciences at Michigan State University. We seek applicants whose research utilizes circuit-to-system level approaches to study the regulation of normal physiology, and that of diseased states. Priority will be given to candidates whose research applies state-of-the-art methods, including optical, chemogenetic, neurophysiological, and calcium and functional imaging techniques to assess and/or modulate the activity of specific neuronal ensembles. The ideal applicant will be an outstanding investigator with exceptional promise, a proven record of research achievement, the ability to attract funding in their research area, and who will contribute to the highly interactive and collaborative Department of Physiology (http://www.psl.msu.edu/) and neuroscience community at MSU.

 

The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain a vigorous, extramurally funded, research program in his/her area of expertise, and contribute to teaching in the Department’s undergraduate, graduate and/or professional educational programs. Applicants should hold a PhD, DO, MD, or equivalent degree, with at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience. Evidence of level-appropriate funding for applicants at the assistant professor level is required, and an active, extramurally funded, research program is required for applicants at the associate/full professor level. Laboratory space, start-up funds, and salary will be competitive and commensurate with academic rank and experience.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Neuroscience or Related Bio-Medical Fiel

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must hold a PhD, DO, MD, or equivalent degree, with at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience. Evidence of level-appropriate funding for applicants at the assistant professor level is required, and an active, extramurally funded, research program is required for applicants at the associate/full professor level.

Required Application Materials

Applicants must apply online via MSU Careers website. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3-5 page statement of research accomplishments and goals, 1 page teaching statement, and the names of three or more references who can evaluate their accomplishments and potential with respect to research and teaching. 

Special Instructions

Questions concerning this position should be directed to Dr. AJ Robison (robiso45@msu.edu), Search Committee Chair.

 

Review of Applications Begins On

01/02/2019

Summary of Health Risks

Dependent upon the nature of the applicant's research, position may work with animal and/or human subjects, blood and tissues; bacteria, viruses, and pathogens; radioactive materials; sharp implements; and bio-hazardous materials and/or chemicals.

Website

https://www.psl.msu.edu/

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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