Mall Family Endowed Prof/Asc Prof for Autism Research

Job description

Job no: 696794
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Pediatrics And Human Development 10022641
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing, Grand Rapids
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Research/Scientific, Non-Union
Working/Functional Title

Mall Family Endowed Prof/Asc Prof for Autism Research

Position Summary

The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Pediatrics and Human Development seeks a full-time tenure track investigator at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. This position will be supported by the Mall Family Endowed Professorship for Genetic Autism Research, and is open to candidates whose research programs are focused on the study of the genetics of autism. Candidates with demonstrated histories of employing advanced research technologies, such as CRISPR, are preferred. The Mall Family Professor will oversee an outstanding, interdisciplinary, and nationally prominent pediatric autism and developmental neuroscience research program incorporating investigators at Michigan State University’s East Lansing and Grand Rapids campuses.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Genetics, Medicine, or a related field

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (MD, DO, and/or PhD), must be eligible for appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor in Michigan State University’s tenure system, and must present a developed research program and demonstrate a strong record of securing extramural funding.

Required Application Materials
  • Resume/CV;
  • Cover Letter;
  • Research Funding;
  • Information for three (3) references.
Special Instructions

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.

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Department Statement

Established in 1968 with the formation of the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development seeks to balance behavioral science, basic biological research, and clinical pediatrics into a comprehensive approach to the health and development of the child and the family.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Mar 31, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Mar 31, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 3/31/2023
Work Type: Full Time