Professor-Tenure System

Job description

Professor-Tenure System

Job no: 472979
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Physiology Human Medicine 10022668
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Research/Scientific
Working/Functional Title

Assist/Assoc/Full Prof

Position Summary

As part of Michigan State University’s Global Impact Initiative, MSU, in partnership with the College of Human Medicine, is making a significant investment in Cancer Biology. We are inviting applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level from individuals with active, extramurally funded cancer research programs. The successful candidates will strengthen and complement a growing cohort of active, highly interactive cancer researchers with programs in breast, ovarian, endometrial, lung, liver, and skin cancer, as well as pediatric oncology and cancer therapeutics. Based on programmatic fit and interest of the candidate, single or joint appointments to basic science or clinical departments on the East Lansing or Grand Rapids campuses will be made. Joint appointments with our clinical partners are possible for candidates with medical degrees and clinical duties.

Areas of interest include cancer metastasis,including dormancy; cancer genetics and epigenetics; the impact of microenvironment and immunomodulation on tumor progression; experimental therapeutics; therapeutic resistance; and cancer stem cells. We are especially interested in individuals who utilize patient samples, patient-derived xenografts, mammalian genetic models,and/or large-scale approaches, such as genomics/proteomics/metabolomics, to address these issues.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Cancer Research

Minimum Requirements

Must have one of the following: Ph.D., MD, DO or DVM

Desired Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D., MD, DO, or DVM with a strong record of research accomplishments and peer-reviewed publications. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain a vigorous,nationally recognized basic, translational or clinical, including pathology,research program to actively participate in the new Cancer Research Program initiative currently under development (, and to contribute to professional, graduate, and/or undergraduate education.

Required Application Materials

To apply, applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, summary of research accomplishments and future research objectives, brief description of teaching philosophy and goals, and a list of three references, who will not be contacted without applicant’s consent, as a single PDF document to [email protected] . Candidates must also submit an application for this position through the MSU Human Resources site at The review of applications will begin December 13, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Inquiries about the position should be sent to either Eran Andrechek, Ph.D. [email protected].

Special Instructions

The review of applications will begin December 13, 2017 and continue until suitable candidates are identified. Inquiries about the position should be sent to either Eran Andrechek, Ph.D. or [email protected]

Summary of Health Risks

Position may work with biohazardous materials and situations contingent to research conducted.

Advertised: Nov 29, 2017 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Nov 29, 2019 Eastern Standard Time




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Posted: 12/27/2018
Application Due: 11/29/2019
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