Sep 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title/Rank


Division Director, Infectious Diseases, Medicine




Position Summary


The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine is recruiting an outstanding academic leader to serve as the next Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine ( The next Division Chief will be a nationally recognized physician scientist or accomplished clinical educator with a strong history of research, administrative, or educational leadership and a commitment to excellence in education and clinical care. The Chief will have a joint appointment in the Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics ( dependent on mutual interest and expertise, and will develop and participate in mutually supportive and collaborative activities.  




Minimum Qualifications


Candidates must hold an M.D., M.D./Ph.D., D.O./Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited medical school, ABIM board certification and recertification if applicable; academic accomplishments that would merit appointment at the associate professor or professorial level in the MSU tenure system; relevant administrative experience; and evidence of effective interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will have a record of federal funding, promote research collaborations across the University and the community, attract and develop qualified faculty, oversee clinical activities of the division, and enhance the education of medical students, Internal Medicine Residents and Infectious Disease Fellows.  




Special Instructions to Applicants


Application materials to be uploaded must include a statement of interest highlighting specific strengths related to this position, including previous administrative experience and accomplishments in research, teaching, and a statement of commitment to diversity; curriculum vitae; and the names of three references (not to be contacted without the permission of the applicant). The position will remain open until filled. For further information please contact: Dan Havlichek, M.D., Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases at [email protected].




Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity; we seek individuals who will contribute to our intellectual diversity and cultural richness. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  




Thank you for your interest in this position. The screening and selection process is currently underway and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.  




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Required Applicant documents


Resume/CV; Cover Letter


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