Assistant Professor Health Programs

Job Details

Job no: 762393
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Pediatrics 10034639
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Health Care Professional, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Position Summary

The Department of Pediatrics in the College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking an Assistant of Health Programs for a 12 month fixed-term faculty position, with the intention of renewal after this period. We currently have three office locations in the greater Lansing area, providing outpatient primary care to our community, while also teaching and precepting our medical students. Our inpatient responsibilities include well newborn care to our patients at a local hospital, while the hospitalists and the Regional NICU and PICU provide care to our patients that are admitted to the hospital.

MSU is the only university in the country with on-campus medical schools graduating allopathic and osteopathic physicians, as well as nurses and veterinarians. In May, 2022 the University will also have a PA school. The faculty and staff at MSUCOM Department of Pediatrics are part of a collaborative health care delivery system that has earned an exemplary reputation for caring for children with complex health care needs. MSU HealthCare, along with other health systems in the region, provide not only primary care to children in our area, but also include pediatric sub-specialist providers working together to meet the needs of our community.

When not providing direct patient care, our physicians work with the greater college and university community, including various committees, teaching responsibilities for both medical students and residents, quality improvement practices, and research opportunities. COM teaches first and second year students at its main campus in East Lansing, as well as campuses in Macomb and the Detroit Medical Center. There is a partnership with Sparrow Health System Pediatric Residency Program, and our physicians serve as preceptors for the residents at their continuity clinics.

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

Must have a DO or MD degree, be board eligible or certified in Pediatrics and meet qualifications for a State of Michigan medical license.

Required Application Materials

Application must include a cover letter including a statement of activities/participation in diversity and inclusivity activities in current or past positions and how the candidate sees themselves advancing that initiative in the Department and College.

Current CV

Name and email address (or other contact information) for 3 professional references

Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: of Applications Begins On


Summary of Health Risks

work within 3 feet of humans


Department Statement

The department is particularly interested in individuals with a commitment to inclusive excellence and a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching and service. We strongly encourage candidates to apply who can strengthen MSUCOM's commitment to DEI, as identified in our Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety plan ( MSU is one of the top research universities in the World and has one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. The MSU Department of Pediatrics has established clinical programs that provide a broad range of opportunities for clinical practice, teaching and research. MSU's health colleges (Osteopathic Medicine, Human Medicine, Nursing and Veterinary Medicine) collaborate to provide high quality medical care, research and education.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. MSU seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and and learning. The department is particularly interested in individuals with a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching andservice.

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 3, 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Mar 3, 2024 Eastern Standard Time


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