Endowed Immunology Faculty Positions—Cluster Hire

East Lansing, Michigan
November 10 2021
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Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) is seeking to hire highly accomplished immunology focused researchers for a cluster hire of endowed tenure-system positions across multiple departments.

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine is particularly interested in individuals with a commitment to inclusive excellence and a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching, and service. We strongly encourage candidates to apply who can strengthen MSUCOM's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), as identified in our Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety plan (https://com.msu.edu/about-us/diversity-inclusion-safety). MSU is one of the top research universities in the world and has one of the largest campuses in the nation.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to be members of a multidisciplinary, cohesive group of immunology researchers through the Applied Immunology Center for Education and Research program (AICER)  (https://com.msu.edu/info/research-scholarly-activity/emerging-research-area-strength-aicer). AICER represents a vibrant, collaborative, inclusive immunological scientific community with basic research, translational and clinical expertise spanning multiple areas including, infectious disease, autoimmunity, imaging, cancer immunology and neuroinflammation, among others. Successful candidates will be offered positions in COM-affiliated departments, including Microbiology and Microbial Genetics, Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Neurology, among others. MSU has much to offer including a 9-month covered salary and many core resources, including in metabolomics, proteomics, drug discovery and screening, translational medicine, flow cytometry, genomics (including single-cell), transgenics, microscopy, high-performance computing, among others. MSU has a strong history of collaboration with local hospitals, is part of a regional health care network and has multiple opportunities in international research. We are seeking applications from leaders in diverse areas of immunology. Candidate conducting translational research or research with translatable potential are highly desirable and would be considered for additional designation as a Patenge Endowed Faculty member, with additional research support directed from the endowment to the efforts of the candidate.  

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.  MSU seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. We are particularly interested in individuals with a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching, and service.

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