Essential Functions: The Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences at Wayne State University School of Medicine seeks an exemplary faculty member at any rank in the areas of ocular disease, neurosciences, and/or systems biology. Multi-disciplinary investigations of diabetic retinopathy, ocular infectious diseases, retinal cell signaling, optogenetics and glaucoma are of interest. Work in health disparities is particularly encouraged, as well as publications in high impact journals that are peer reviewed.Successful candidates are expected to develop and sustain a dynamic, externally funded research program and exhibit a commitment to excellence in graduate and medical education.Train graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.Some teaching is expected in anatomy courses for undergraduate medical education, such as Histology, Cell Biology and Embryology or Neuroscience.Service is expected at the School, College and University.
Qualifications: PhD or MD/PhD and a track record of research accomplishments evidenced by external grant funding and high impact publications.Rank commensurate with credentials.If MD required must obtain Michigan Medical License.
Internal Number: 76_208045
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.