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Detroit - Michigan (MI), 48202

Wayne State University

Job Description:

Wayne State University; Detroit, Michigan seeks qualified candidates for the position of Placental Biologist. The successful candidate will develop a nationally recognized research program in the area of placental biology that addresses biological questions that pertain to basic biology and/or human health using mammalian systems. Individuals that incorporate domestic animal models as well as cellular, molecular, and functional genomic approaches are encouraged to apply.

The individual chosen for this position will become part of a highly successful, fast-paced research group that focuses on clinical and basic research in perinatal medicine and related disciplines. The goal of this internationally recognized research is to develop novel diagnostic, therapeutic and preventative strategies to reduce adverse pregnancy outcome, infant mortality and handicap. The research agenda involves novel discovery technologies in functional genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and transcriptomics. The candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an energetic, well-funded research program; engage in interdisciplinary and collaborative research; teach undergraduate and graduate level courses; and advise undergraduate and graduate students.

Unique Duties

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Molecular Biology or related field, with an emphasis in placental or uterine biology is required. Postdoctoral training is strongly preferred.
Rank commensurate with credentials.

Preferred Qualifications

Testing Requirements

Not Applicable

Test Scheduling

Working Conditions

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

Job Type

Full-Time

Job Category

Faculty and Academic Staff

Duration of Posting

Fiscal Year of Job Open Date

2019

Job Open Date
(When job is posted in the system)

12-12-2019

Job Close Date
(or until suitable candidate is found)

09-30-2020

Is this position reposted?

No

Reposting Reason:

Extended Search Opportunity

Application Information

Background Check Requirements

University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting to work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required.

Instructions for submitting your application:

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