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Wayne State University

Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
Expiration Date: October 31, 2018

The Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics in the Wayne State University School of Medicine (http://genetics.wayne.edu/) is expanding its high-impact research unit and is seeking outstanding candidates who are pursuing fundamental and/or translational problems in the broad range of disciplines represented in the Center. Neuroscience, inflammation, metabolism, functional and reproductive genetics/genomics, and computational/statistical genomics are particular areas of strength and candidates in those areas will receive first attention.

Our Center has a long history of providing high quality education and pioneering research for medical students, graduate students in our PhD and MS programs, and students in our Genetic Counseling program. A strength of our graduate programs is that, in addition to developing a high level of expertise in a research discipline, our students are required to develop a broad understanding in genetics and genomics technologies and computation.

Wayne State University (www.wayne.edu) is located in Detroit's Midtown area, at the heart of the cultural and economic resurgence of the city. Metropolitan Detroit has a diverse population of four million. The region encompasses many outstanding residential areas, fine public and private schools for K-12 education, myriad of cultural and recreational opportunities, and proximity to other outstanding institutions of higher education.

This tenured/tenure-track position can be filled at any level. A competitive start-up package will be provided, commensurate with the candidate's experience and achievement. Candidates will be expected to establish an internationally recognized, extramurally funded research program and to participate in teaching and service. Opportunities for scientific collaboration are available within the Center and externally in multiple areas. Team candidates are also encouraged to apply. 

Candidates holding a PhD, MD-PhD or equivalent degree(s) with an established research record are encouraged to apply.

Faculty rank commensurate with credentials.

To apply please go to http://jobs.wayne.edu and search for posting # 043720. You will need to create a user ID to login, upload your materials, and submit an official application. Only those candidates who apply via the university's portal will be considered. 

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education.  Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society.  WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people.  Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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Interest Area 
Research
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Position Type 
Full-Time
Minimum Degree Requirements 
MD
PhD