Faculty/Academic StaffMajor Administrative Unit / College:
College Of Osteopathic MedicineDepartment:
Physiology Human Pathology Com 10034427Sub Area:
FAS- Fac./Acad StaffSalary:
Salary Commensurate with ExperienceLocation:
Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join the Liang lab in the department of Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology and Applied Immunology Center for Education and Research Program at Michigan State University. The Liang lab offers a rich and collaborative environment as well as training opportunities for state-of-the-art technologies in translational medicine.
Our lab is interested in understanding the molecular basis of autoimmune diseases, with the ultimate goal of finding cures for these debilitating diseases. To achieve this goal, we use a combination of technologies including cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, -omics, animal models and bioengineering approaches, and we work in close collaboration with physician-scientists for translational studies. More details of our work can be found on our website: https://physiology.natsci.msu.edu/directory/faculty/yun-liang-ph-d/.
The specifics of the research project can be flexible, and will be developed to aid the career development of the candidate. Promoting professional growth is one core value in our Lab. There will be opportunities to develop a career development plan with the principal investigator, to participate in professional development activities, and to build techniques that will assist career growth.
Successful candidates should have a doctorate degree in biological sciences, biomedical sciences, or related field. Expertise in cell biology, -omics or animal work is highly desired. Our lab is funded by several NIH awards.
Salary is based on NIH guidelines https://www.niaid.nih.gov/grants-contracts/salary-cap-stipends
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Doctorate -Biomedical sciences, Biological sciences
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
Ph.D., or equivalent degree in Biomedical sciences, Biological sciences or related field
PhD-level research experience in Biomedical sciences, Biological sciences or related field
Minimum requirements must be identifiable from the CV/Resume
Identifiable from the CV/Resume
Experience in cell biology with -omics or animal work
Required Application Materials
A current CV/resume;
List of three or more professional references.
Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References.
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Summary of Health Risks
The position may work with or in close proximity to live animals, human/animal tissue and/or blood, viruses/bacteria/pathogens, biohazardous chemicals and materials, radioactive materials, medical sharps/waste, and sharp implements
The discipline of physiology is uniquely positioned among the biomedical sciences to span the gulf between exploring the most fundamental aspects of biology and the most practical and applied problems of human and animal health. Faculty in the Physiology Department at Michigan State University work to understand how the vast array of molecular and cellular events successfully integrate to define the phenomenon of human existence.
The Physiology Department Mission:
- Identify factors and molecules that promote health and disease.
- Know mechanisms of disease progression.
- Improve overall human and animal health by identifying novel therapeutic targets and treatments.
- Train future scientists in state-of-the-art physiology concepts & approaches.
The Department of Physiology at Michigan State University embraces diversity in its faculty, students, and staff. We are driven to provide an environment that cultivates and values inclusion of different backgrounds, ideas, perspectives, and skills. Engaging the unique and diverse contributions of our department members results in innovation and excellence in our research, teaching, service, and outreach. We take pride in the strength of our diversity and our ability to work in collaboration with respect and equality.
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: Mar 14, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Mar 14, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time