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Metabolic Disorders and Cardiovascular Health

Wayne State University, Division of Research, Office of VP
Detroit, Michigan
Competitive packages - Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Sep 23, 2022

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Life Sciences, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Health Sciences, Cardiovascular
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As part of a broad institutional initiative in integrative biomedical sciences (IBio), Wayne State University is recruiting for faculty positions (tenured or tenure-track, open rank) in the integrative biology of cardiometabolic health and disease. The recruitment seeks to complement existing IBio strengths in cell biology, lipid metabolism, and cardiometabolic physiology. Of particular interest are investigators addressing molecular and cellular processes that impact energy metabolism, metabolic signaling, and cardiovascular function.

Successful applicants will benefit from a highly collaborative research environment working with colleagues throughout the University. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or relevant equivalent degree with evidence of peer recognition in the field, a commitment to excellence in research, education, and training, and the ability to engage with broader integrative science themes for the purpose of achieving transformative and translational research gains. Applicants are expected to have already established extramural research funding or be on a clear path to secure and sustain extramural funding in support of their research programs. Faculty recruits will integrate with departments consistent with their areas of expertise and interests and engage in all aspects of our academic mission including research, education, and service.


Competitive recruitment packages are available with salary and faculty rank based on qualifications. Applicants should apply to posting #046049 through the Online Hiring System ( Applications will be accepted until positions are filled, but for full consideration this fall, application materials should be submitted by September 1, 2022. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a brief cover letter to the Assistant Vice President for Integrative Biosciences indicating the applicant’s potential for synergy in the targeted thematic areas.

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. Wayne State University encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Founded in 1868, Wayne State University offers a range of academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 28,000 students. The campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings on over 200 acres and includes the School of Medicine, the College of Engineering, the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and the College of Nursing. The University is home to the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institutes of Health, the Karmanos Cancer Center (a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center), and a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Core Center, CURES (Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors).

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