Assistant/Associate/Professor, College of Human Medicine

East Lansing, MI
Apr 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Posting Number: 4922

Internal Posting Date: 02-13-2017

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 03-01-2017

Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor

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Multiple Position Numbers: live # 4922; shadow 4923, 4924

Multiple Position Numbers: Yes

Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Human Medicine

Primary Department: 10022641 PEDIATRICS & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT - CHM

Position Employee Group: Tenure System Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Academic Year, 9 month

Appointment Status: Tenure System Faculty

Employment %: 100%


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Faculty: Salary Range Support Staff: Pay Minimum Salary/Rank Commensurate with Experience

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Position Summary: The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Pediatrics & Human Development seeks investigators in the study of human genomics. These positions are part of the Global Impact Initiative. Areas of interest particular to these positions include the roles of genomics and epigenetics in developmental biology and pediatric diseases and conditions. These positions will be based at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine's Grand Rapids and Lansing campuses.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with a broad range of researchers at several Michigan State University campuses, and with investigators at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, Spectrum Health, and the Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids, Sparrow Children's Center in Lansing, and Hurley Children's Hospital in Flint. Potential MSU collaborators include investigators in the College of Human Medicine Department of Pediatrics & Human Development and Department of Translational Science and Molecular Medicine; the College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Neurology and Department of Genetics; the College of Education Department of Educational Physiology; the College of Social Sciences Department of Human Development and Family Studies and Department of Psychology; the College of Natural Sciences Department of Genetics and Department of Neuroscience; and the new Institute for Quantitative Health Sciences and Engineering in Lansing.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Only candidates holding an MD, DO, and/or PhD in a relevant field will be eligible for consideration. Physician candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible, and all candidates must be eligible for appointment in a tenured or tenure-track position in the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

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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, along with contact information (name, address, email, and telephone) 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.

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: George Mias/Assistant 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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