Tenure track faculty positions in the field of “Gene Expression and Signaling”

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (www.bmb.msu.edu) at Michigan State University seeks to recruit two outstanding tenure system Assistant / Associate Professors in gene expression and signaling. The individuals will employ innovative and multidisciplinary approaches to address central questions in gene expression and signaling in development and disease. Systems may include stem cell, vertebrate, or invertebrate models. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will contribute to the highly collaborative research environment on campus as exemplified by the Gene Expression in Development and Disease, Molecular Metabolism and Disease, Mitochondrial Science and Medicine, and Bio/computational Evolution in Action Consortium groups. The position is intended to build upon existing research focus areas in gene regulation, metabolism and metabolic disorders, neuroscience, and cancer.
Review of application materials will begin on November 15th, 2012, and continue until suitable candidates are identified. Applicants should upload a single PDF file with cover letter, CV, concise description of research interests and future directions, and teaching philosophy to https://jobs.msu.edu (position #6878). Three or more letters of reference should be sent to GESfacultysearch@nullcns.msu.edu. Questions about the position can be addressed to David Arnosti at (GESfacultysearch@nullcns.msu.edu).

Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.