Ast/Asc/Full Prof. TS - Cancer Stem Cell Biology
The Precision Health Program (PHP) at Michigan State University is accepting applications for two Tenure System faculty positions, 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 (https://precisionhealth.msu.edu). The Program occupies the second floor of the Interdisciplinary Sciences and Technology Building, constructed by the university in September of 2019. The successful candidates will be highly motivated and innovative scientists with a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences, 8-10 years of research experience and a track record of excellence in of cancer stem cell biology research, including familiarity with research applications of in vivo imaging and direct experience with cancer stem cell biology.
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 stie – 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.
Doctorate -Biomedical Sciences
- PhD in a Biomedical Science field with 8-10 years of research experience relevant to cancer stem cell biology, in vitro and in vivo applications, experiment design and execution, and data analysis.
- Hands-on experience with cancer stem cells, analytical assays, testing and imaging.
Required Application Materials
- Cover Letter
- Name and contact information for (3) references. The search committee will not contact references without first notifying the candidate
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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.
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