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The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB)
is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure-track open rank
position in neuroscience. We seek a research-oriented faculty
member who will complement and/or extend existing basic science and
translational research interests within the Department of
Foundational Medical Studies, the Eye Research Institute, Beaumont
Health and the Beaumont Research Institute. Individuals with an
established track record of translational interdisciplinary
neuroscience research, proven expertise in neuropharmacology and
neurotoxicology and demonstrated interest in investigating
biochemical, physiological and/or pathophysiological processes of
the cerebrovascular and retinal vascular systems (including the
Blood-Brain and Blood-Retinal barriers), as well as related
neurological and degenerative diseases, are encouraged to apply.
Applicants who have a nationally or internationally recognized
research program, current extramural funding, and expertise in
vascular modeling (including stem cell-derived platforms), drug
discovery, cellular signaling, and other cutting-edge in vitro and
in vivo methodologies are highly desirable.
The School of Medicine recognizes outstanding research, teaching,
and service for promotion and tenure in the investigator track.
Initial academic rank of the recruited individual will be
determined based on qualifications including research productivity
and scholarship, national/international recognition, and extramural
grant support. A competitive start-up package will be provided
based on the rank and funding status of the applicant.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
1. Manage a productive research laboratory, mentor graduate and
medical students, perform innovative research, and continually
publish and present his/her work at local, national, and
international research conferences.
2. Work cooperatively and effectively with a diverse population of
faculty (clinical and basic science), staff, and students in
various settings, including the laboratory, classroom, and clinical
sites, to foster collaborative research and enhance the learning
3. Teach medical and graduate students in an appropriate area of
4. Secure extramural support and maintain a robust research
5. Participate in departmental governance and university service,
and contribute to the highly collaborative and innovative
environment within the scientific community at OUWB.
Additionally, candidates must have:
- A commitment to advancing a culture and climate of diversity
and inclusion and serving a diverse population.
- The ability or strong potential to provide effective teaching
and mentoring to medical, graduate, and/or health science
A terminal degree (e.g., PhD, MD, DO, or equivalent) in an
appropriate and applicable field.