Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

East Lansing, MI
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Posting Number: 4577

Internal Posting Date: 12-07-2016

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 01-09-2017

Job Title: Assistant Professor

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Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Primary Department: 10002063 ANIMAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT - ANR

Position Employee Group: Tenure System Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Academic Year, 9 month

Appointment Status: Tenure System Faculty

Employment %: 100


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Position Summary: As part of the Global Impact Initiative, Michigan State University is making a significant investment to advance research in reproductive and developmental biology. MSU has a growing cohort of well-funded, highly interactive faculty involved in research and discovery at the interface of human and animal infertility, developmental origins of health and disease and causes and remediation of adverse pregnancy outcomes which form the foundation of the MSU Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Program Applications are currently being accepted for a tenure system faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The ideal candidate will be committed to interdisciplinary and collaborative research that complements current focal areas within the Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Program.

Selected candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a strong, extramurally funded research program, and contribute to undergraduate and graduate education in their area of expertise. Appointments will be on an academic year basis and could be on either the East Lansing or Grand Rapids campus and within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of Human Medicine and (or) other partner colleges, depending on candidate's research interests and expertise. Selected candidate will be supported by state-of-the-art research facilities, expert administrative and scientific staff and by MSU's strong track record of commitment to research growth and excellence. Generous start-up funds will be provided and salary is negotiable.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Individuals with a PhD, MD, DVM, or a combination of advanced degrees and an established track record of scholarship, evidence of potential for extramural funding and expertise in all areas of mammalian reproductive and developmental biology are encouraged to apply.

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Desired Qualifications: Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, Gonadal Function/Reproductive Tract Biology, Early Development, Pre/Postnatal Developmental Programming, Epigenetic Regulation of the Reproductive Axis and Environmental Impact on Reproduction.

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Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants: To apply, applicants must submit an application at the MSU Human Resources site at and upload a curriculum vitae, summary of research accomplishments and future research objectives (3-5 pages), brief description of teaching philosophy and goals, a diversity statement highlighting the ways in which your research, teaching, or outreach work will contribute to a diverse and inclusive CANR, and a list of three references, who will not be contacted without applicant's consent, as a single
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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Keith Latham/Professor/

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Union Affiliation: Non Union

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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