Detroit, Michigan
Commensurate with experience
October 22 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

With the rapid revitalization of Detroit, Wayne State University (WSU) is undergoing significant growth in its research enterprise. The Department of Physiology at WSU School of Medicine (SOM) ( invites applications for the Department Chair. We seek candidates that employ molecular, cellular or systems approaches to explore research interests in cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory and other areas of physiology, pathophysiology and biophysics. WSU SOM is a state-of-the-art research environment, rated in the top third of all US Research Institutions by the Carnegie Foundation. The Department of Physiology has one of the most active research programs among the basic science departments at WSU-SOM and is presently ranked #35 out of ~120 Departments of Physiology in the USA. Start-up package and salary are highly competitive.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent from a relevant area. The Chair will have the vision and experience to lead a major urban academic Department of Physiology. Please apply to, posting 045906, by uploading a curriculum vitae, a detailed future research plan, and names/contact information of three references. Please submit inquiries with a CV to  Review of applications will begin after November 21, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled.

WSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women, people of color or other underrepresented backgrounds.