Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Tenure System

Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
Closing date
Feb 17, 2023

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Life Sciences, Other, Cancer Research
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Organization Type

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Tenure System

Position Summary

The Precision Health Program (PHP) at Michigan State University is accepting applications for two Tenure System faculty positions, rank of Assistant / Associate / Full Professor commensurate with experience and qualifications. PHP is a newly established university-wide vigorous program currently consisting of five laboratories conducting independent research in the areas of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and nanobiotechnologies ( The Program occupies the second floor of the Interdisciplinary Sciences and Technology Building, which was completed in September of 2019. The successful candidates will be highly motivated and innovative scientists with a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences, 8-10 years of research experience and a track record of excellence in either of the areas of cancer stem cell biologyorcancer nanotechnology, with the aim to hire two candidates; one in each specialization.

Specific to each specialization, candidates should have;

Cancer stem cell biology: Familiarity with application of in vivo imaging to research, experience in cancer stem cell biology. 

Cancer nanotechnology: Familiarity with application of nanoparticle carriers for therapy and in vivo imaging, experience in nanoparticle formulation. 

PHP Faculty are responsible for establishing their labs with sustainable research programs, participating in collaborative research, making significant scholarly contributions to their respective disciplines, obtaining extramural funding, and engaging in institutional and professional service and education.

Compensation and Benefits

Faculty at MSU enjoy competitive benefits, development, recognition, and retirement options, details of each area available at this site – MSU Faculty and Academic Staff. Benefits include health, dental, and life insurance coverage options, as well as employer paid long-term disability coverage. Retirement plans include a 2 to 1 employer match for an employee contribution of 5% to the 403(b) Base plan, a 403(b) supplemental plan and 457(b) deferred compensation plan are also available. Base salary for this position starts at $100,000 and is negotiable, based on experience and qualifications. Additionally, a generous start-up package will be offered.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Biomedical Sciences

Minimum Requirements

8-10 years of research experience in biomedical sciences, experiment design and execution, and data analysis.

Desired Qualifications

Cancer stem cell biology: Hands-on experience with cancer stem cells, analytical assays, testing and imaging 

Cancer nanotechnology: Hands-on experience with nanomaterial formulations, analytical assays, testing and imaging 

Required Application Materials

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Name and contact information for (3) references. The search committee will not contact references without first notifying the candidate

Special Instructions

To view the full posting and apply for Assistant to Full Professor (tenure system) with specialized experience in;

cancer stem cell biology please visit the following link:

cancer nanotechnology please visit the following link:

Review of applications

These positions will remain open until filled, application review will be ongoing.

Department Statement

Michigan State University Department of Radiology strives to become a nationally and internationally acclaimed department by providing access to the highest quality medical care in our patient-centered environment, training future generations of highly skilled and compassionate physicians, advancing medical knowledge through state-of-the-art research, while meeting the wellness needs of our population through community outreach.

MSU Statement

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.

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