The Department of Medicine is making a transformative investment to building our research portfolio through recruitment of world-class investigators. We currently seek candidates with active or potential extramurally funded basic/clinical/translational research programs for four tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor. Candidates with expertise in a wide range of health-related topics, including basic and translational research in cardiovascular biology, cancer biology, immunology and therapeutic development are encouraged to apply. We are also seeking candidates who will enhance our programmatic initiatives by developing innovative research programs in precision medicine, bioinformatics, AI/ML-healthcare applications, and population health.
Applicants must have a PhD, ScD, MD, or equivalent with an outstanding record of research accomplishments and peer-reviewed publications. Joint appointments with our clinical partners are possible for those medical professionals with clinical duties. Successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain a vigorous, extramurally funded research programs in their area of expertise to enhance the research program of the Department of Medicine and to contribute to medical and graduate student teaching and mentorship. Appointments will be on the Grand Rapids or East Lansing campus, both of which continue to grow and expand in terms of research innovation. Laboratory space, start-up funds, and salary will be competitive and commensurate with academic rank and experience.
Michigan State University has outstanding department, college and university-wide basic and translational research programs that provide ample opportunity for collaborative research. This includes the faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine, two human medical schools, and many basic science departments. Additional opportunities for collaboration exist with investigators at the Drug Discovery Center, Applied Immunology Center for Education and Research, Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering, Precision Health, and a new Center of Excellence in Imaging and Image-Guided Therapies. Core facilities include advanced microscopy, proteomics, statistics, high-performance computing, genomics, and flow cytometry, to name a few. Support is available for grant writing, locating external funding resources, and processing grant submissions pre- and post-approval. Numerous internal funding opportunities are available to support emerging research programs. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to participate in graduate education programs at MSU, including the Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology (CMIB) and BioMolecular Science (BMS) programs. The College of Human Medicine has active faculty development and mentorship programs to facilitate career progression.
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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.
Applicants must have a PhD, ScD, MD, or equivalent with a record of research accomplishments and peer-reviewed publications. Joint appointments with our clinical partners are possible for those medical professionals with clinical duties. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain a vigorous, nationally recognized basic, clinical and/or population, based translational research program, to enhance research programs of the Department of Medicine and to contribute to professional and graduate student teaching and mentorship.
Required Application Materials
To apply, applicants should submit curriculum vitae, summary of research accomplishments with short- and long-term research objectives, brief description of teaching experience and goals, a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement, and a list of three references as a single PDF document through the MSU Human Resources site https://careers.msu.edu.
The review of applications will begin February 1, 2024, but applications will be accepted and given full consideration until suitable candidates are found. For questions about the positions, please contact Dr. Jamie Bernard (email@example.com), Chair of the Search Committee, or Dr. Charles Hong (firstname.lastname@example.org), the Chair of the Department of Medicine. For questions about the application process, please contact Ms. Sadie Adams (email@example.com).
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