Associate/Professor, Division Director

East Lansing, MI
Mar 15, 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: 1847

Internal Posting Date: 08-18-2015

Internal Closing Date: 04-25-2017

External Closing Date: 04-25-2017

Review of Applications begins on: 10-01-2015

Job Title: Associate/Professor

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Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Human Medicine

Primary Department: 10022582 MEDICINE

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, is recruiting an outstanding academic leader to serve as the next Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine ( The next Division Director will be a nationally recognized physician scientist with a strong history of research academic, leadership and a commitment to excellence in education and clinical care. The Director will have a joint appointment in the Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics ( and participate in mutually supportive activities.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Candidates must hold an M.D., M.D./Ph.D., D.O. or equivalent degree from an accredited medical school, ABIM board certification and recertification if applicable; academic accomplishments that would merit appointment at the associate professor or professor level in the tenure system; relevant administrative experience; and evidence of effective interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will have a record of external funding, promote research collaborations across the University and the community, attract and develop qualified faculty, oversee clinical activities of the division, and enhance the education of medical students, Internal Medicine Residents and Infectious Disease Fellows.

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Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants: Application materials to be uploaded must include a statement of interest highlighting specific strengths related to this position, including previous administrative experience and accomplishments in research, teaching; a statement of commitment to diversity; curriculum vitae; and the names of three references (not to be contacted without the permission of the applicant) in SINGLE pdf document.

To ensure full consideration, please submit application materials by October 1, 2015, although the position will remain open until filled.

For further information, please contact: Gary S. Ferenchick, MD MS, Chair of ID Chief Search Committee at .

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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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