Essential Functions: National Institutes of Health/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH/NICHD) in partnership with Wayne State University; Detroit, Michigan, conducts clinical and translational research in obstetrics and perinatal medicine. Wayne State University encourages full-time faculty applicants at Assistant and Associate Professor levels with experience in the area of Systems Immunology to apply. The Perinatology Research Branch has made pioneering contributions to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of complications of pregnancy, as well as the understanding of the mechanisms of disease.Candidates will do the following:1. Establish a research program in systems immunology focused on investigating pathways that lead to obstetrical disorders, whose goals aim to improve the understanding of the mechanisms of disease and to develop methods for the early diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of pregnancy complications, emphasizing spontaneous preterm labor and birth.2. Collaborate with other PRB units in order to enhance the translational value of the research outcomes of the systems immunology unit.3. Train and educate graduate and postgraduate fellows in the field of systems immunology.One of our missions is to increase and enhance research in reproductive sciences, identify the most critical areas of women's health research, and facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations to fill in the knowledge gap. We aim to enhance educational opportunities in reproductive sciences and establish a thriving community of reproductive science researchers at Wayne State University. Our research is enhanced by a highly collaborative environment within the School of Medicine. The Perinatology Research Branch includes the following divisions: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Biomarkers Discovery, Maternal-Fetal Immunobiology, Maternal-Fetal Microbiome, Maternal-Fetal Single-Cell Genomics, and Molecular Evolution of Reproduction, among others. For more information, please visit our website: https://prb.med.wayne.edu/. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is organized in the following divisions: General Obstetrics and Gynecology/Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Certified Nurse Midwifery. For nearly 150 years, the Wayne State School of Medicine has prepared students to be health care leaders and advocates who go on to change the world. Our dedication to urban clinical excellence and contribution to Detroit's revitalization is unwavering. Our community service roots run deep, and our focus on a healthier world grows ever stronger. Through social responsiveness and a continuous focus on innovation in education, research and clinical care, the Wayne State School of Medicine will continue to graduate a diverse group of physicians and biomedical scientists who will transform the promise of equal health for all into a reality.
Qualifications: Prospective candidates will have a PhD or MD/PhD. We offer competitive salary, well-designed laboratory space and access to outstanding core facilities and biorepositories for translational research opportunities.If MD required, Michigan Medical license is required.Rank commensurate with credentials.
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About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.