Assistant Professor- Fixed Term

Job description

Job no: 698473
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Igh Research, Education, And Outreach 40001130
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Part Time (1-49.9%), Fixed Term Faculty, Health Care Professional, Non-Union
Position Summary

Assigned duties for this quarter-time position: Responsible for advancing and increasing IGH medical education and research abroad initiatives, programs, projects, and funding proposals with current and new IGH institutional partners in Latin America and the Caribbean for faculty, students, and staff and elsewhere, such as Canada, South Asia and the Middle East.

Essential duties and responsibilities:1. Provide structured oversight and research mentorship to Michigan State University - COM MEDICAL students and other MSU students as designated by IGH with sustainable global outreach projects; 2. Facilitate the networking of MSU researchers with our global partner researchers, in Latin America and the Caribbean, Canada, South Asia, and the Middle East; 3. Seek and build strategic partnerships with external organizations to further support our Objectives; 4. Serve as Junior Research Associate/IGH; 5. Serve as lecturer as needed by IGH; 6. Assist with MSGH program as appropriate and as needed; 7. Assist professional grant writers as needed to facilitate research project growth; 8. Continue to develop quality education abroad programs.

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 -Medicine

Minimum Requirements

MD or DO degree. Completed residency. Fluent English, Experience with medical education abroad programs. Willing to travel domestically and internationally as needed to support and conduct education abroad programs.

Desired Qualifications

Additional language fluency strongly desired.

Required Application Materials
  1. CV
  2. Three letters of recommendation at least two professionally related recommendations
  3. Transcripts
  4. Diplomas - including especially for medical degree and other health related degrees
  5. Proof of relevant board certifications for practice in the USA.
  6. proof of current valid medical license for practice in USA.
Summary of Physical Demands

Especially during travel duties, at times will need to carry boxes of supplies in excess of 50 pounds and potentially equipment in excess of 25 pounds as well as luggage for such travel.

Summary of Health Risks

1. Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions. 2. TB risk or work within 3 feet of human patients in a health care setting or have potential exposure to animals or to specimens with Mycobacterium. 3. Potentially work at times with animals or unfixed animal tissue, though this is not primary focus of position. 4. Wear a respirator (does not include paper dust mask worn for comfort).


Department StatementThe mission of the Institute for Global Health is to support global health education, research and capacity building, with MSU colleagues and our global partners, that will advance Michigan State University as a leader in solving global challenges.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: Apr 5, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Apr 19, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 4/6/2021
Application Due: 4/19/2021
Work Type: Part Time