Assistant Professor, College of Human Medicine

Location
East Lansing, MI
Posted
Mar 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


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Posting Number: 4692

Internal Posting Date: 01-09-2017

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 03-13-2017

Job Title: Assistant Professor

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Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Human Medicine

Primary Department: 10022582 MEDICINE

Position Employee Group: Fixed Term Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months

Appointment Status: Fixed Term Faculty

Employment %: 100

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Position Summary: Michigan State University, Department of Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine is seeking a PhD at the Assistant Professor level. This new research position is a non-tenured, non-clinician, and fixed term position. The candidate would have a PhD or equivalent degree in a field leading to expertise in the area of environmental and occupational exposure assessment and analysis. Activities of the person to be hired would be to conduct exposure assessments for epidemiologic studies, conduct workplace investigations of fatalities and injuries and perform workplace/community based risk assessments. The Division is responsible for conducting workplace injury and illness surveillance for the state and has a strong working relationship with the Michigan OSHA program, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Michigan Worker Compensation Agency. Given the land grant status of MSU and its strong agricultural research structure and extension service, the candidate will also have the opportunity to apply their skills to trans boundary animal diseases (TADs), disease outbreaks (epidemics), pathogen transfer between herds, prevention of endemic status within newly infected herds, and zoonotic disease transfer. Specific duties include: working with MSU Occupational and Environmental Medicine to support employers and employees in the ongoing quest for a safe workplace by developing and providing training and materials geared towards the identification and prevention of physical, chemical, and biological hazards; obtaining research funding and conduct methodologically rigorous research resulting in scientific peer reviewed publications as well as lay publications suitable for targeting preventative activities; developing an ongoing dialogue with MSU faculty, specialists, extension educators, unions and industry stakeholders to identify existing and emerging challenges to protect both worker health; and to conduct field-based assessments utilizing standard multimedia sampling techniques and laboratory analyses to identify and characterize source(s) of exposure.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements The candidate would have a PhD or equivalent degree in a field leading to expertise in the area of environmental and occupational exposure assessment and analysis.

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Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants: 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. To apply for this position, visit our web site at: jobs.msu.edu. Please submit Letter of Interest, Curriculum Vitae, and names of two references. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate pool is identified. If you have any questions please contact Kenneth Rosenman MD, Chief of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 909 Fee Road, Room 117 West Fee, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 or by email: rosenman@msu.edu. MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.

Department Website Address: http://medicine.chm.msu.edu

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Kenneth Rosenman, M.D./Professor - Fixed Term/rosenman@msu.edu

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Web Address for Posting: jobs.msu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=69697

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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