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Senior Faculty Position in Reproductive/Developmental Biology

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As part of the Global Impact Initiative, Michigan State University is making a significant investment to advance research in reproductive and developmental biology. MSU has a growing cohort of well-funded, highly interactive faculty involved in research and discovery at the interface of human and animal infertility,
developmental origins of health and disease and causes and remediation of adverse pregnancy outcomes which form the foundation of the MSU Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Program.

Applications are currently being accepted for a tenured faculty position at the Associate Professor or Professor level. The ideal candidate will be committed to interdisciplinary and collaborative research that complements current focal areas within the Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Program.

Individuals with a PhD, MD, DVM, or a combination of advanced degrees and an established track record of scholarship, extramural funding and expertise in all areas of mammalian reproductive and developmental biology are encouraged to apply. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, Gonadal Function/Reproductive Tract Biology, Early Development, Pre/Postnatal Developmental Programming, Epigenetic Regulation of the Reproductive Axis and Environmental Impact on Reproduction.

The selected candidate will be expected to maintain a strong, extramurally funded research program, contribute to leadership and mentoring of junior faculty in the Reproductive and Developmental Sciences program and contribute to graduate education in their area of expertise. Appointments will be on an academic year basis and could be on either the East Lansing or Grand Rapids campus and within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of Human Medicine and (or) other partner colleges, depending on candidate’s research interests and expertise. Selected candidate will be supported by state-of-the-art research facilities, expert administrative and scientific staff and by MSU’s strong track record of commitment to research growth and excellence. Generous start-up funds will be provided and salary is negotiable.

To apply, applicants must submit an application at the MSU Human Resources site at https://jobs.msu.edu (posting #2861) and upload a curriculum vitae, summary of research accomplishments and future research objectives (3-5 pages), brief description of teaching philosophy and goals, and a list of three references, who will not be contacted without applicant’s consent, as a single PDF document. The review of applications will begin April 1, 2016 but applications will be accepted and given full consideration until a suitable candidate is found. For questions about the position, please email Dr. George Smith. For questions about the application process, please email Ms. Angie Benney or call 517-432-4585.

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. A member of the Association of American Universities, MSU is a research-intensive institution with 17 degree-granting colleges. 

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Job applicants are considered for employment opportunities and employees are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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