Research Associate-Fixed Term

Job description

Job no: 703338
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Obstetrics Gynecology & Reproductive Bio 10022618
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Working/Functional Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Position Summary

Michigan State University has a long history of excellence in the reproductive developmental sciences, and is unique in having both cutting-edge research in the reproductive and developmental sciences across a wide range of animal models, clinical entities and in population-based human reproductive outcomes.

The research in Dr. Jeong’s lab covers a broad array of topics such as signaling, gene regulation, and genome function, especially in the areas of chromatin, transcription, and epigenetics. Dr. Jeong’s lab also uses a wide variety of model systems and experimental approaches, including biochemistry, molecular biology, animal models, genomics, bioinformatics, and biomedical engineering, all of which are applied to projects related to female reproductive biology. Our central vision is to improve the therapeutic options for women with endometrial-related diseases such as infertility, endometriosis, and endometrial cancer through our multidisciplinary team.

The position includes opportunities to learn and use cell and animal models, as well as genomics and bioinformatics. Our multidisciplinary team also provides significant opportunities to engage in clinical/translational projects with clinicians. Successful applicants will participate in a robust training plan with numerous opportunities to write fellowships and papers, present their results at internal and external meetings, attend conferences, train students, and review manuscripts.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

A doctorate degree.

Required Application Materials

Candidates should submit a CV or resume, a brief statement of interests and accomplishments, and a list of three references.

Special Instructions

Candidates should apply through the application system. Successful applicants will receive competitive pay and benefits commensurate with the applicant’s level of experience.

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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: May 6, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 6, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 5/7/2021
Application Due: 7/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time