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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Faculty Position in Biological Sciences

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Faculty Position in Biological Sciences

Wayne State University is searching for an experienced Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Faculty Position in Biological Sciences at its Detroit campus location.

Wayne State is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit, Michigan 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 which prepare students for success in a global society.

Essential functions (job duties):

The Department of Biological Sciences at Wayne State University (http://www.clas.wayne.edu/biology/) is searching to fill a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in the areas of Behavior, Physiology, or Cell Biology with an expected starting date of August 16, 2024. The Department is particularly interested in future leaders who employ systems-based approaches to define molecular, genetic, and physiological processes underlying biological function and disease states. Job duties to include:

Conduct externally funded research to define molecular, genetic, and physiological processes underlying biological function and disease states in the areas of Behavior, Physiology, or Cell Biology.

Adopt and develop course offerings at the undergraduate and graduate student level.

Participate in graduate and undergraduate research training.

Perform service at the departmental, college, and university level.

Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral experience, and an outstanding record of research achievement with the promise to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program. Candidates are expected to adopt and develop course offerings at the undergraduate and graduate student level, participate in graduate and undergraduate research training, and perform service at the departmental, college, and university level.

Applications need to include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a 2-page statement of research plans, a 2-page teaching portfolio, and three letters of reference. Applications and inquiries can be sent directly to the Faculty Search Committee: ad5348@wayne.edu. Complete applications submitted by January 31, 2024 will receive full consideration.

School/College/Division:

H12 - College of Liberal Arts & Science

Primary department:

H1204 - Biological Sciences

Employment type:
  • Regular Employee
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Job category: Academic/Faculty
Funding/salary information:
  • Compensation type: Annual Salary
  • Salary minimum: TBD
  • Salary hire maximum: TBD
Working conditions:

Job openings:
  • Number of openings: 1
  • Reposted position: No
  • Reposted reason: None (New Requisition)
  • Prior posting/requisition number:
Background check requirements:

University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment, the university will inform you if a background check is required.

Equal employment opportunity statement:

Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The university encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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