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Ast/Asc/Full Prof. TS - Cancer Nanotechnology

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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: Health Care Professional, Research/Scientific, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union, Remote-Friendly

Working/Functional Title

Ast/Asc/Full Prof. TS - Cancer Nanotechnology

Position Summary

The Precision Health Program (PHP) at Michigan State University is accepting applications for a Tenure System faculty position, rank of Assistant / Associate / Full Professor commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Led by Dr. Anna Moore, Assistant Dean for the College of Human Medicine, PHP is a newly established university-wide vigorous program currently consisting of five laboratories conducting independent research in the areas of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and nanobiotechnologies ( The Program occupies the second floor of the Interdisciplinary Sciences and Technology Building, constructed by the university in September of 2019.  The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and innovative scientist with a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences, 8-10 years of research experience and a track record of excellence in cancer nanotechnology, including familiarity with application of nanoparticle carriers for therapy and in vivo imaging, and experience in nanoparticle formulation. 

PHP Faculty are responsible for establishing their labs with sustainable research programs, participating in collaborative research, making significant scholarly contributions to their respective disciplines, obtaining extramural funding, and engaging in institutional and professional service and education.

Compensation and Benefits

Faculty at MSU enjoy competitive benefits, development, recognition, and retirement options; details of each area available at this site – MSU Faculty and Academic Staff.  Benefits include health, dental, and life insurance coverage options, as well as employer paid long-term disability coverage.  Retirement plans include a 2 to 1 employer match for an employee contribution of 5% to the 403(b) Base plan; a 403(b) supplemental plan and 457(b) deferred compensation plan are also available.  Base salary for this position starts at $100,000 and is negotiable, based on experience and qualifications.  Additionally, a generous start-up package will be offered.

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 a Biomedical Science field with 8-10 years research experience relevant to nanoparticle formulation, testing, in vitro and in vivo applications, experiment design and execution, and data analysis.

Desired Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience with nanomaterial formulations, analytical assays, testing and imaging

Required Application Materials

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Name and contact information for (3) references. The search committee will not contact references without first notifying the candidate.

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:

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Summary of Health Risks

  • Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue, and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.
  • Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue

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.


Department Statement

Michigan State University Department of Radiology strives to become a nationally and internationally acclaimed department by providing access to the highest quality medical care in our patient-centered environment, training future generations of highly skilled and compassionate physicians, advancing medical knowledge through state-of-the-art research, while meeting the wellness needs of our population through community outreach.

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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