East Lansing, Michigan
Sep 22, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 4669
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


Position Summary

The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Pediatrics & Human Development plans to build an outstanding interdisciplinary and nationally prominent research program in pediatric autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders. To realize this goal, we are currently seeking proven investigators with well-developed research programs.

The ultimate goal of the research program is to identify the causes of and the environmental and genetic risk factors for autism and its related disorders. Of particular interest to us are: research that will lead to improvements in the early detection of these disorders, and; research that identifies genomic, epigenomic, and transcriptomic factors that affect the development and severity of these disorders.

To accomplish our goals, a robust partnership with families, schools, providers, and communities will be essential. This research program is being developed in concert with research both ongoing and planned across five colleges and ten departments at Michigan State University. Investigators recruited into this program will also be expected to collaborate with pediatric colleagues at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids, and Hurley Children's Hospital in Flint.

Minimum Qualifications

Successful candidates must hold a doctoral degree and should be eligible for appointment in the Michigan State University tenure system. A strong track record of extramural funding is preferred.

Review of Applications begins on


Required Applicant documents

Resume/CV; Cover Letter; Research Funding

Special Instructions to Applicants

Send letter of interest and CV.

Number of Reference Letters Required

No letters required

Advertised: Apr 26, 2017 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

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