Biology and Medicine in Maternal, Perinatal and Child Health
Maternal, Perinatal and Child Health are strategic priorities at Wayne State University. Building on existing strengths of our Schools (Medicine, Engineering and Science), we have major initiatives in the following key areas:
Prenatal Neuroimaging with
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
(as well as other methods of
molecular imaging of the fetal
central nervous system)
(fetal origins of mental and neurologic diseases)
Genital Tract Molecular
Microbiology in Human
Pregnancy (vaginal microbiome
Immunology (tolerance and rejection)
Placental Biology and Surgical
(developmental origins of health and
disease, e.g. childhood obesity)
Who We’re Looking For
We seek outstanding individuals with a long-term commitment to become part of innovative programs with a strong emphasis in translational research and the development of diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic tools to reduce the burden of disease of mothers, unborn children and infants.
The University offers unique and competitive individual packages commensurate with experience and track-record of innovation, success and external funding. We seek to establish a unique environment for transdisciplinary collaboration, along with a strong clinical emphasis. We are interested in national and international applicants and can assist with Visas for exceptional individuals who fit the programmatic goals of the University.
Applications of individuals at the Assistant, Associate and Professor level are welcome. Tenure and non-tenure positions are available. Applicants must have an M.D. and/or PhD. degree, and provide a letter of interest describing their qualifications, vision and a brief statement of goals, relevant experience, as well as a curriculum vitae and names of three references. Opportunities are also available for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral positions in our Reproductive Sciences graduate program.
Please direct correspondence to Sonia S. Hassan, M.D., Associate Dean for Maternal, Perinatal and Child Health, Wayne State University School of Medicine at firstname.lastname@example.org