Assistant Professor-FixedTerm

East Lansing MI
Aug 02, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

The College of Human Medicine (CHM) at Michigan State University (MSU) seeks to fill a non-tenure system, fixed-term Assistant Professor position in the Division of Public Health in Flint, Michigan. The qualified candidate will join the Health Equity Research Workgroup, led by C. Debra Furr-Holden, Ph.D., and will support development and execution of the longitudinal Flint Area Study (FASt), within the Methodology and Data Core of the Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions (FCHES). The candidate will also work to gather and evaluate alcohol outlet data for the CDC Alcohol Policy to Prevent Youth Violence research project. In addition to these projects, the candidate is expected to develop and secure funding for independent research in the areas of public health practice, multi-level substance use intervention or global health.

To be optimally responsive to the public health needs of the Flint community, the candidate is expected to collaborate across multiple disciplines at MSU, with health care and health systems leaders, and community partners to improve health and advance the delivery of care across populations within the Flint community.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Public Health, Epidemiology or related

Minimum Requirements

Dr.P.H. or Ph.D. in Public Health, Epidemiology or related field; at least three years of prior Public Health research experience.

Required Application Materials

Cover Letter

Resume/CV Research Interests Special Instructions

Full contact information (address, email, and phone) for three references should also be included.

Review of applications will begin August 16, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding the application process can be submitted via email to C. Debra Furr-Holden,Ph.D., Interim Division Director and Search Committee Chair, Division of Public Health College of Human Medicine Michigan State University, (810) 600-5668,

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