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Neurometabolism Tenure Track Faculty Position

2023-10-23 5:20 PM | Kelly St. Denis (Administrator)

Position Title: Neurometabolism Tenure Track Faculty Position

Organization:  Michigan State University

Location: East Lansing, MI

Summary of PositionThe Department of Physiology at Michigan State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure track faculty position. We anticipate an appointment at the Assistant Professor level. The ideal applicant’s research will utilize state-of-the-art techniques and model systems to study the convergence of neurobiology and metabolism in health and disease. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research complements existing strengths in the Physiology Department in areas such as motivated behaviors, cellular and systems-level metabolism, immunology, the peripheral nervous system, and sex differences. The ideal applicant will be an outstanding investigator with exceptional promise, a proven record of research achievement, and the ability to attract funding in their research area, who will contribute to the highly interactive and collaborative Department of Physiology ( at MSU.


The successful applicant must establish and maintain a vigorous, extramurally funded research program in their area of expertise, and contribute to teaching undergraduate, graduate, and/or professional students associated with the Department of Physiology. Applicants must hold a PhD, MD, DO, DVM or equivalent degree, with postdoctoral experience and a strong record of research productivity. Candidates must have a track record of lead-author publications in peer-reviewed journals and plans for establishing an independent research program. Evidence of ability to obtain stage-appropriate funding is desired. Laboratory space, start-up funds, and 9-month hard money salary support each year will be competitive with the field and commensurate with academic rank and experience.


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