Director of Autism Program
The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Pediatrics & Human Development seeks a leader to develop and oversee an outstanding, interdisciplinary, 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 neurodevelopmental 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.
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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.
Review of Applications begins on
Required Applicant documents
Resume/CV; Cover Letter; Research Funding
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.
Number of Reference Letters Required
No letters required