Essential Functions: This specific job posting is for the focus area of Metabolic Diseases (Cardiovascular, Diabetes and Obesity).The primary faculty tenure home will be determined within a department of a school/college based on the best fit of a potential candidate. This appointment could be 12-month or 9-month depending on the tenure or tenure track home.Faculty recruits (tenured or tenure-track) will integrate with academic departments, colleges/schools and centers/institutes consistent with their areas of expertise and shared interests and engage in all aspects of our academic mission including research, education and service. Wayne State University (WSU) is recruiting several faculty members (open rank) for research and development programs as part of a broad institutional initiative in Integrative Biosciences. This initiative leverages a new 200,000 sq. ft. Integrative Biosciences Center (IBio) that houses coordinated inter- and trans-disciplinary research teams, preclinical laboratory space, and a Clinical Research Services Core. Programmatic themes include a focus on pathophysiologies and accumulated stressors affecting health in evolving urban environments with a strong emphasis on disease mechanisms, clinical translation and community health impact.
Qualifications: Candidates must have Ph.D., M.D., Pharm.D., and/or related degree(s) in disciplines aligning with the primary areas, and possess a demonstrated track record of and/or potential for exceptional science, creative discovery and/or knowledge translation and application. Faculty are expected to either already have established extramural research funding and/or are on a clear path to secure and sustain extramural funding in support of their research programs.
Internal Number: 76_205465
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.