Job description

Job no: 4794
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Pediatrics And Human Development 10022641
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Research/Scientific


Position Title/Rank

Director of Autism Programs

Position Summary

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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Minimum Qualifications

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

Advertised: Apr 26, 2017 Eastern Daylight Time
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Posted: 9/22/2017
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