Assistant Professor-Tenure System

Michigan State University
East Lansing

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Professional Fields, Veterinary Science

Job Details

Job no: 632596
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Pharmacology Toxicology 10046646
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Position Summary

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Highly productive candidates demonstrating a strong track record of publication and extramural funding may be considered at the level of Associate Professor. Priority will be given to candidates using cutting-edge computational and experimental approaches to address important research questions related to the disciplines of toxicogenomics or pharmacogenomics.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Pharmacology, Toxicology, toxicogenomics

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, DVM, DO, MD or equivalent) with relevant, highly productive research experience. Candidates with a record of outstanding scholarship and extramural funding are encouraged to apply.

Desired Qualifications

Candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, DVM, DO, MD or equivalent) with relevant, highly productive research experience. Candidates with a record of outstanding scholarship and extramural funding are encouraged to apply.

Required Application Materials

Submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a statement of research goals, up to five relevant reprints, as well as full contact information (address, email and phone) for three references.

Special Instructions

Questions can be directed to Dr. Bryan Copple, Search Committee Chairperson, [email protected] Application review will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.

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Summary of Health Risks

Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.


Department Statement

At the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology at Michigan State University, we combine integrative research, active learning and intellectual enrichment to prepare the student for advancement and leadership in their chosen field.

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.

Advertised: Jan 17, 2020 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Jan 16, 2022 Eastern Standard Time


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