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Ast/Asc/Full Professor - Tenure System

Job Details

Job no: 905857
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Epidemiology And Biostatistics 10022273
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Working/Functional Title

Ast/Asc/Full Professor - Tenure System

Position Summary

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics invites applicants for an open-rank tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in epidemiology. Requirements include a Doctoral Degree in epidemiology, or in related field with additional epidemiology training. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

Areas of ongoing research within our department include women’s health, reproductive/perinatal/pediatric health, psychiatric and addition epidemiology, aging and neuroepidemiology, cardiovascular epidemiology, cancer epidemiology, environmental health, COVID-19, health services and health policy, health equity, and social determinants of health. We welcome applicants who have complementary areas of research, a strong record of scholarship, and either evidence of or potential for an independent, externally funded research program with national visibility. Teaching in graduate (MS, PhD), professional, and/or undergraduate programs is expected, along with mentoring graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion within all aspects of research, instruction, and service. This position offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a competitive start-up package.

MSU has 4 health-related colleges (Human Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing) and Colleges of Natural Sciences, Agricultural and Natural Resources, and Social Sciences, all of which participate in population health research. The College of Human Medicine has campuses in multiple Michigan cities as well as a 30-year partnership with Henry Ford Health System in the Detroit metropolitan area, offering unique opportunities for epidemiological research across the state of Michigan. There is a strong, campus-wide history of international research and of collaborations across colleges and departments, clinical and non-clinical. The Greater Lansing area, home to MSU and the state capital, offers residents a family-friendly lifestyle, low cost of living, access to arts and cultural activities, and easy access to year-round outdoor recreational activities.

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 -Epidemiology, or in related field with additional epidemiology training

Minimum Requirements

Doctoral Degree in epidemiology, or in related field with additional epidemiology training

Desired Qualifications

Doctoral Degree in epidemiology, or in related field with additional epidemiology training with complementary areas of research, a strong record of scholarship, and either evidence of or potential for an independent, externally funded research program with national visibility. Teaching in graduate (MS, PhD), professional, and/or undergraduate programs is expected, along with mentoring graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion within all aspects of research, instruction, and service.

Required Application Materials

Applicants will submit the following:

1) a curriculum vitae,

2) A statement (2-page maximum) of scholarly activities, research, and teaching interests,

3) A statement (1-page maximum) documenting philosophy and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in scholarship, instruction, and/or service and

4) names of three recommenders.

Special Instructions

For additional information visit https://epibio.msu.edu/

Review of Applications Begins On

11/01/2023

Website

https://epibio.msu.edu/

Department Statement

The department has 26 faculty conducting research in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Research interests in methods and applications include health services research, longitudinal and correlated data analysis, survival analysis, statistical genetics, causal inference, and analyses of non-experimental or quasi-experimental data. A vibrant collaboration exists in research within the department and with other units throughout the University. Currently,
in addition to their research interests, our faculty participate actively in research with colleagues in Economics, Geography, Anthropology, Statistics & Probability, Food Science & Nutrition, Veterinary Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health. Please visit our website www.epibio.msu.edu for additional information.

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: Oct 12, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Oct 12, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time

Organization

Working at Michigan State University 

Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.

Together, we tackle some of the world’s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better—from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.

We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.

We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.

The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.

Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we’re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.

Top Distinctions

U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU

  • 29th among the nation’s public universities
  • First in the nation for 19 years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education
  • First in the nation for graduate programs in nuclear physics and industrial and organizational psychology
  • First in the nation for undergraduate program in supply chain

Recognized for 11 consecutive years as one of the top 100 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its annual Academic Ranking of World Universities

Ranks 46th among public universities for in-state students in Kiplinger’s 2013 edition of Best Values in Public Colleges

Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s STARS program, which measures and encourages sustainability in education and research; operations; and planning, administration, and engagement

Member of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities

Only university in the country with on-campus medical schools graduating allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physicians, and veterinarians (DVMs)

Among the largest single-campus residence hall system in the country with 27 halls in five neighborhoods and two apartment villages.

 

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