Faculty Position in Reproductive Sciences

Michigan, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 08, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Physiology at Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine invite applications to join our faculty as a joint tenure track or tenured member up to the Professor level.  We seek well-trained candidates with research interests in reproductive biology, applying molecular, cellular, and translational approaches.  The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and provided a generous start-up package to begin their program at WSU.  The candidate will establish and maintain a collaborative and vigorous, externally funded research program; and participate actively in teaching medical, graduate, and undergraduate students. 

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, a nationally recognized leader in academic medicine, is home of the C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development (http://mott.med.wayne.edu)The Physiology Department is one of the major basic science departments at WSU (http://physiology.med.wayne.edu) The C.S. Mott Center houses the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD; http://www.med.wayne.edu/prb/) and houses the University-wide genomics/epigenomics core Genome Sciences Core https://genomesciencescore.wayne.edu which also provides informatics support for its services.

Wayne State University is poised to experience substantial research-intensive growth through the next decade in step with Detroit revitalization. This unique opportunity to participate in the phased expansion of the C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development.  Our growth is centered on multi-institutional local initiatives and a novel statewide translational sciences partnership to move our discoveries from the bench to the bedside. Your position will enhance the University’s current interdisciplinary strengths in Immunobiology, Perinatology, and development integrated into the larger Precision Medicine Initiative. Investigators experienced in the area of pregnancy and environmental factors as determinants of fetal development are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and the names of three references to Sharon Pepe at mottfaculty@wayne.edu.   Applications must also be submitted online via the Wayne State University On-Line Hiring System https://jobs.wayne.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/search/Search_css.jsp  Posting #045352. This position includes competitive compensation and start-up packages commensurate with experience. Minority candidates, as well as those beginning their career, are particularly encouraged to apply.

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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