Professor, Director of Austim Program

East Lansing, MI
Jan 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Posting Number: 4794

Internal Posting Date: 01-20-2017

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 02-03-2017

Job Title: Professor

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Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Human Medicine

Primary Department: 10022641 PEDIATRICS & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT - CHM

Position Employee Group: Tenure System Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months

Appointment Status: Tenure System Faculty

Employment %: 100%


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Position Summary: The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Pediatrics & Human Development seeks a leader to develop and oversee an outstanding, nterdisciplinary, nationally prominent pediatric autism and neurodevelopmental disorders research program. This program will seek to identify causes of and the genetic and environmental risk factors for autism and related eurodevelopmental disorders. Our research priority will be the early recognition of these disorders, and we will place particular focus on the genomic, epigenomic, and transcriptomic factors in the development and severity autism. To accomplish these ends, the successful candidate must develop a robust partnership with families, schools, providers, and communities.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (MD, DO, and/or PhD) and must be eligible for appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor in the tenure system at Michigan State University, and must present a well-developed research program and a strong track record of extramural funding.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
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Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach a letter of application including a personal statement, curriculum vitae, and history of research funding, as well as contact information (address, phone, and email) for three (3) potential references who will not be contacted without notice to the applicant. The personal statement should indicate how this opportunity aligns with the applicant's current research emphases and career aspirations

Review of applicants will begin on February 03, 2017; and continue until the position is filled.

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Nigel Paneth/University Distinguished Professor/

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Union Affiliation: Non Union

MSU 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.


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