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Faculty - Tenure-track

Wayne State University Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Detroit, Michigan
Competitive start-up package, commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 14, 2022

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Life Sciences, Genetics, Molecular Biology
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The Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics in the Wayne State University School of Medicine ( is expanding its high-impact research unit and is seeking outstanding candidates who are pursuing fundamental and/or translational problems that would complement existing strengths represented in the Center. Particular foci of interest are: (1) human genetics and genomics and (2) metabolism and inflammation, although we are interested in outstanding candidates in other areas.

This tenure-track position can be filled at any level. A competitive start-up package will be provided, commensurate with the candidate’s experience and achievement. Candidates will be expected to establish an internationally recognized, extramurally funded research program and to participate in graduate and medical teaching and service. Opportunities for scientific collaboration are available within the Center and externally in multiple areas.


Candidates holding a PhD and/or MD, or equivalent degree(s) with a strong record of research productivity are encouraged to apply. For further information and to submit your application, please visit our online application site at (Posting #046677). Candidates should include a cover letter, research description (1-3 pages) and teaching philosophy along with their curriculum vitae.  


Our Center has a long history of providing high quality education and pioneering research for medical students, graduate students in our PhD and MS programs, and students in our Genetic Counseling program. A strength of our graduate programs is that, in addition to developing a high level of expertise in a research discipline, our students are required to develop a broad understanding in genetics and genomics technologies and computation. 

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 modern global society. Wayne State University encourages applications from women, people of color and others underrepresented in medicine. Wayne State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Metropolitan Detroit, with a population of four million, encompasses many outstanding residential areas, fine public and private schools for K-12 education, myriad cultural and recreational opportunities, and proximity to other outstanding institutions of higher education.

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