Assistant/Associate/Professor, College of Human Medicine

East Lansing, MI
Apr 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: 4236

Internal Posting Date: 10-17-2016

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 11-01-2016

Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor

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Multiple Position Numbers: Live 4236; shadow 4237,4238

Multiple Position Numbers: Yes

Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Human Medicine

Primary Department: 10022430 HUMAN MEDICINE DEAN

Position Employee Group: Tenure System Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Academic Year, 9 month

Appointment Status: Tenure System Faculty

Employment %: 100


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Position Summary: As part of MSU's Global Impact Initiative, Michigan State University is seeking three outstanding researchers in statistical/quantitative/computational genomics to join the Faculty at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level.

The continued development of high-throughput technologies and of information systems that can store and process large volumes of health data have revolutionized human health research. These advancements create unprecedented opportunities for research and technology development and create new demands for education in areas such as quantitative genetics, statistical learning and data science. Building faculty expertise and infrastructure in computational genomics, statistical and quantitative genetics, and in precision medicine is a priority of MSU's Global Impact Initiative. The successful candidates will join a dynamic group of faculty working in quantitative, statistical and computational genomics across disciplines. Because this is part of a campus-wide MSU initiative, the open positions are not linked to specific departments. Academic department and rank will be determined based upon candidates background and experience.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Applicants must have a PhD in statistics, biostatistics, computer science or related field and previous research experience in the use of genomic information for analysis and prediction of human traits and diseases, postdoctoral experience is preferred. All candidates are expected to have an excellent publication record, good communication skills and teaching experience. Senior researchers are expected to have an established research and funding record and are expected to have experience as PI of federally funded (or equivalent for non US applicants) grants.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter
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Learning Philosophy
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Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, teaching philosophy (doc referenced Learning Philosophy) and contact information for three references (applicant will be notified prior to contacting references).

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Gustavo de los Campos/Associate 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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