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Michigan State University Associate Professor-Tenure System in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Human Medicine

Department:Translation Science & Molecular Med 40000320

Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location:Grand Rapids

Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Position Summary

The Department of Translational Neuroscience (TSMM) is seeking a highly qualified neuroscientist at the level of associate professor in the tenure system in support of its Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related dementias research program. The successful candidate will have a strong track-record of NIH funding, including collaborative multi-PI research initiatives. Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to work with a large, multi-laboratory research team to develop program project level initiatives for AD, mild cognitive impairment and cerebrovascular dementia. Finally, they will have a track record in developing novel rodent models for use in dementia research. Experience with human tissue, neuropathology and brain bank initiatives is desirable. The applicant will be expected to maintain a vigorous, independent research program with a primary emphasis in AD, mild cognitive impairment and cardiovascular dementia. Experience in student mentoring, interinstitutional initiatives and unit, college and university level administrative service should be documented. This position will also include a secondary appointment in the Department of Family Medicine.

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Minimum Requirements

The Departments of Translational Neuroscience and Family Medicine seek a mid-career faculty member at the level of associate professor to enhance its research program in Neurodegenerative Diseases with a special emphasis in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The candidate is expected to have an independently funded research program in the areas of AD, Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and cerebrovascular dementia. Experience with models employing mouse transgenic and knockout strategies, parallel studies in human tissues, gene expression with a special emphasis on single cell laser capture microdissection are all especially desired. A track record of mentoring students and postdocs is required.

Required Application Materials

CV, Contact Information for 3 Letters of Reference

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Summary of Health Risks

Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.

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:Jun 10, 2019Eastern Daylight Time