Faculty Position

Detroit, Michigan
Competitive, commensurate with experience.
May 13 2021
Faculty Cluster Hire
Position Type
Full Time
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Job Type

We are recruiting several individuals to join our faculty as part of the phased expansion of the C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, Next Generation Reproductive Sciences program. These positions will enhance the University’s current interdisciplinary strengths in Immunobiology, Perinatology, and development as part of a larger Precision Medicine Initiative. We seek scientists possessing a Ph.D., M.D., or combined Ph.D. and M.D. degrees with relevant postdoctoral or fellowship training and an established record or exceptional potential for conducting interdisciplinary translational and original research to join our collaborative Reproductive Sciences focused research programs. Areas of interest include (1) Immunobiology - focusing on reproductive immunology, tumor immunology, or developmental immunology, (2) reproductive endocrinology, and (3) Research on the Microbiome emphasizing reproductive function.

The Mott Center (http://mott.med.wayne.edu/) is the basic research unit of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, which has been ranked among the top 5 OB/GYN departments for research in the country. The Mott Center is home to the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) http://prb.med.wayne.edu. It houses the Genome Sciences Core https://genomesciencescore.wayne.edu, the University-wide genomics/epigenomics core, which provides informatics support for its services.

Successful applicants possessing a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree will be considered for faculty appointments at all levels, although those beginning their career are encouraged to apply.  The Mott Center and Wayne State University are highly collaborative environments, and successful applicants are expected to establish collaborative research programs that complement existing research focus areas.   All faculty are expected to establish and maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program; and participate actively in graduate and undergraduate education. Groups of candidates with an established record of collaborative/team projects are also 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 http://jobs.wayne.edu Posting #044980. These positions include competitive compensation and start-up packages commensurate with experience. Minority candidates, as well as those beginning their careers, are particularly encouraged to apply. The search will remain open until all positions have been filled.

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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