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Ast Professor - Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Radiology Human Medicine 10022711
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Health Care Professional, Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Ast Professor - Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Radiology at Michigan State University is accepting applications for a fixed-term Assistant Professor position in the Precision Health Program. The successful candidate will be a highly innovative scientist with a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences, 8-10 years of research experience and a track record of excellence in molecular biology of cancer and application of animal models for cancer therapy. Familiarity with in vivo imaging methods is a plus. The successful candidate is expected to participate in a sustainable research program, make significant scholarly contributions to their discipline, and engage in institutional and professional 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, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Biomedical Sciences

Minimum Requirements

PhD in biomedical sciences with 8-10 years of research experience in biomedical sciences, experience in molecular biology of cancer and image-guided cancer therapy.

Desired Qualifications

Hands-on experience with large animal model of cancer is a plus.

Required Application Materials

Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae

Three Professional References

Together-we-will Statement

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Summary of Health Risks

  • Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue, and other body fluids; materials covered under Universal Precautions.
  • TB risk or work within 3 feet of human patients in a health care setting or have potential exposure to animals or to specimens with Mycobacterium.
  • Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue
  • Exposure to ionizing radiation and exposure to radiopharmaceuticals


Department Statement

The Precision Health Program at MSU’s College of Human Medicine, Department of Radiology, is a newly established, innovative, and university-wide initiative aimed at shifting the paradigm of healthcare ecosystem from reactive to proactive. The world-renowned researchers involved in the Precision Health Program at MSU function at the forefront of (bio)medical discoveries focusing on prediction, prevention, and early detection of devastating diseases. The central goals of the Precision Health Program are to successfully translate new therapies from bench discoveries to patients and to train the next generation of precision health scientists. 

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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