Research Associate in Radiology Human Medicine
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
United States

Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Radiology Human Medicine 10022711
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Health Care Professional, Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

The successful applicant will join the Wang Lab in the Precision Health Program, Department of Radiology, College of Human Medicine.  The research team is in search of a member to contribute through: Design, synthesis, and testing of various image-guided nanocarriers for drug delivery to endogenous pancreatic bata-cells, transplanted islets, and differentiated stem cells for diabetes treatment, performing in vitro experiments in islet cell isolation and induced pluripotent stem cell differentiation, followed by testing of their response to the delivered nanodrugs, performing cell transplantation in diabetic animal models, in vivo imaging of drug delivery using multimodality imaging systems and imaging data analysis, summarizing research data, and participating in manuscript writing and submission.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine

Minimum Requirements

PHD in Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine and 2-3 years postdoctoral research experience focused on type 1 diabetes cell therapy.

Desired Qualifications

Training and experience with culture and differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells into islet organoids and in vivo imaging of islet organoid transplantation for type 1 diabetes cell therapy.

Required Application Materials

1) Curriculum Vitae

2) Cover Letter

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue, and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.

Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.


Department Statement

Michigan State University Department of Radiology strives to become a nationally and internationally acclaimed department by providing access to the highest quality medical care in our patient-centered environment, training future generations of highly skilled and compassionate physicians, advancing medical knowledge through state-of-the-art research, while meeting the wellness needs of our population through community outreach.

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: Jan 30, 2023 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 6, 2023 Eastern Standard Time

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