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Assistant Professor - Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences

Employer
Wayne State University
Location
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024
Assistant Professor - Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences

Wayne State University is searching for an experienced Assistant Professor - Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical 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 Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences at Wayne State University School of Medicine seeks an exemplary faculty member at any rank in the areas of ocular disease, neurosciences, and/or systems biology. Multi-disciplinary investigations of diabetic retinopathy, ocular infectious diseases, retinal cell signaling, artificial intelligence, optogenetics, and glaucoma are of interest. Work in health disparities is particularly encouraged, as well as publications in high-impact journals that are peer-reviewed.

Successful candidates are expected to develop and sustain a dynamic, externally funded research program and commit to excellence in graduate and medical education.

Train graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.

Some teaching is expected in anatomy courses for undergraduate medical education, such as Histology, Cell Biology, Embryology, or Neuroscience.

Service is expected at the School, College, and University.

Service extramurally, such as the study section for NIH grant review, is also anticipated.

Unique duties:

Qualifications:

Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. and a track record of research accomplishments evidenced by external grant funding and high-impact publications.

If MD required must obtain Michigan Medical License.

Faculty rank commensurate with credentials. Prefer multiple, extramurally funded active grants.

Preferred qualifications:

School/College/Division:

H06 - School of Medicine

Primary department:

H0603 - Ophthalmology Visual Anatomical Sciences

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

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 ln 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

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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