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Assistant/Associate Professor- Tenure System

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

Working/Functional Title

Assistant/Associate Professor- Tenure System

Position Summary

The Department of Physiology at Michigan State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure track faculty position. We anticipate an appointment at the Assistant Professor level, but highly qualified applicants at the Associate Professor level will also be considered. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to solid cancers with a focus on tumor development and progression to metastatic disease. Technical expertise in various areas of cancer research, such as preclinical models, metastasis, microenvironment or bioinformatics are desired in a candidate. The individual selected will join a diverse group of faculty members, post‚Äźdoctoral scholars, staff, specialists, and students who provide an internationally recognized program of research and instruction in cancer biology. The ideal applicant will be an outstanding investigator with exceptional promise, a proven record of research achievement, and the ability to attract funding in their research area, who will contribute to the highly interactive and collaborative Department of Physiology (http://www.psl.msu.edu) at MSU. Michigan State University has a vibrant cancer research program with many areas of interest highlighted on the program webpage at https://cancer.msu.edu/. The Physiology department participates in the Biomedical Sciences (BMS) graduate student umbrella program https://biomolecular.natsci.msu.edu/, which provides access to graduate students. Moving forward, MSU has partnered with Henry Ford Health Sciences (https://www.henryford.com/campaign/hfmsu) to close the gap in health care outcomes for cancer patients based on race, ethnicity, gender and socioeconomic status.

The successful applicant must establish and maintain a vigorous, extramurally funded research program in their area of expertise, and contribute to teaching undergraduate, graduate, and/or professional students associated with the Department of Physiology. Applicants must hold a PhD, DO, MD, DVM or equivalent degree, with postdoctoral experience. The ideal applicant will be an outstanding investigator with exceptional promise, a proven record of research achievement, and the ability to attract funding in their research area, who will contribute to the highly interactive and collaborative Department of Physiology (http://www.psl.msu.edu) at MSU. Evidence of ability to obtain stage-appropriate funding is desired. Laboratory space, start-up funds, and salary will be competitive and commensurate with academic rank and experience.  

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

Minimum Requirements

The successful applicant must establish and maintain a vigorous, extramurally funded research program in their area of expertise, and contribute to teaching undergraduate, graduate, and/or professional students associated with the Department of Physiology.

Applicants must hold a PhD, DO, MD, DVM or equivalent degree, with postdoctoral experience. The ideal applicant will be an outstanding investigator with exceptional promise, a proven record of research achievement, and the ability to attract funding in their research area, who will contribute to the highly interactive and collaborative Department of Physiology (http://www.psl.msu.edu) at MSU.  

Desired Qualifications

Evidence of ability to obtain stage-appropriate funding is desired. 

Required Application Materials

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three-page research statement, a one-page teaching statement, a statement on diversity, equity and inclusion, and names of three references. 

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Special Instructions

Questions concerning this position may be directed to Dr. Eran Andrechek, (andrech1@msu.edu), Search Committee.

Review of Applications Begins On

09/23/2022

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

Website

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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