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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 730196
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Com Office Of Dean 40000041
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Health Care Professional, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Tenure System

Position Summary

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) is seeking to hire highly accomplished immunology focused researchers for a cluster hire of endowed tenure-system positions across multiple departments.  Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine is particularly interested in individuals with a commitment to inclusive excellence and a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching, and service. We strongly encourage candidates to apply who can strengthen MSUCOM's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), as identified in our Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety plan (https://com.msu.edu/about-us/diversity-inclusion-safety). MSU is one of the top research universities in the world and has one of the largest campuses in the nation.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to be members of a multidisciplinary, cohesive group of immunology researchers through the Applied Immunology Center for Education and Research program (AICER) https://com.msu.edu/info/research-scholarly-activity/emerging-research-area-strength-aicer). AICER represents a vibrant, collaborative, inclusive immunological scientific community with basic research, translational and clinical expertise spanning multiple areas including, infectious disease, autoimmunity, imaging, cancer immunology and neuroinflammation, among others. Successful candidates will be offered positions in COM-affiliated departments, including Microbiology and Microbial Genetics, Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Neurology, among others. MSU has much to offer including a 9-month covered salary and many core resources, including in metabolomics, proteomics, drug discovery and screening, translational medicine, flow cytometry, genomics (including single-cell), transgenics, microscopy, high-performance computing, among others. MSU has a strong history of collaboration with local hospitals, is part of a regional health care network and has multiple opportunities in international research. We are seeking applications from leaders in diverse areas of immunology. Candidates conducting translational research or research with translatable potential are highly desirable and would be considered for additional designation as a Patenge Endowed Faculty member, with additional research support directed from the endowment to the efforts of the candidate.

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.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.  MSU seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. We are particularly interested in individuals with a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching, and service.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, DVM, DO, MD or equivalent).

Desired Qualifications

The successful applicant will have a record of outstanding scholarship and leadership with ability to maintain a highly productive and extramurally funded research program. Applicant will display excellent communication skills as a member of the AICER research community and contribute to the teaching and service missions of the university. Experience in international research will also be highly desirable.  

Required Application Materials

(1) Curriculum vitae

(2) Cover letter of intent

(3) Statement of research goals (3-5 pages), with up to three relevant manuscripts

(4) List of three references. Please include full contact information (address, email and phone). The search committee will not contact references without first notifying the candidate. 

(5) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) statement.  Submit a description of your past experiences and contributions to inclusive excellence.  Also submit a brief description of your ideas for future initiatives that you would like to implement in support of MSUCOM’s commitment to inclusive excellence (https://com.msu.edu/about-us/diversity-inclusion-safety/initiatives).

Special Instructions

Interested applicants should apply at https://careers.msu.edu/en-us/listing/

Questions can be directed to Dr. Cheryl E. Rockwell, rockwelc@msu.edu, or Dr. John Goudreau, goudrea2@msu.edu, Search Committee Chairs.  Application review will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until suitable candidates are identified. 

Review of Applications Begins On

11/01/2021

Website

https://com.msu.edu/info/research-scholarly-activity/emerging-research-area-strength-aicer

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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