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Assistant Professor Health Programs

Michigan State University
East Lansing

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Health & Medical, Medical Research
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 931709
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Medicine 10022582
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

Michigan State University, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) is seeking applicants at the rank of Assistant Professor level to join the Division of GIM. The General Internist position will have a major role in outpatient and some inpatient clinical services. Additional responsibilities of the qualified candidate will include teaching of students and residents, scholarly activity, and administrative/committee assignments.

The GIM division represents one of the largest clinical units within the College of Human Medicine. We excel in the delivery of high quality, culturally sensitive, patient-centered comprehensive primary, and preventive healthcare. Members of the division comprise of highly talented, committed faculty with major and diverse roles across the educational spectrum in the College of Human Medicine (CHM), ranging from directing preclinical and clinical courses to directing the residency programs, fellowship and CME teaching. We are committed to medical student education through all the four years of the innovative Shared Discovery Curriculum.

Diversity in scholarship exists within the division as well. Members of the division are actively engaged in funded research in diverse areas such as health services research, health disparity, implementation science, quality improvement, medical education research, psychosocial medicine, sleep medicine, and understanding the basic mechanisms of disease. Our ability to attract external grants and contracts has grown substantially over the past several years. Division members have received external funding for development for medical education technology in addition to NIH and Foundation grants.

MSU Health Care is the fully integrated academic medical practice of Michigan State University, representing 340 physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, many of whom are both researchers and academic professors in the College of Human Medicine, College of Osteopathic Medicine, or the College of Nursing. Services span 46 adult and pediatric specialties committed to high-quality patient care, medical education, and research.

MSU enrolls nearly 50,000 students (38,491 undergraduate and 11,204 graduate and professional students) from all 50 states in the United States and 130 other countries and employs more than 12,000 faculty and staff members. Underrepresented minorities comprise 21.9 percent of the student body, and international students make up 14.4 percent.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full time basis.

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 -MD/DO

Minimum Requirements

Physicians must possess Michigan Medical license, Board of Pharmacy and DEA licenses, and must be board certified in Internal Medicine and board certified/eligible in Internal Medicine. Board eligible candidates are expected to obtain board certification in internal medicine within one year of the hire date.

Required Application Materials
  • A cover letter describing your interest in this position and your qualifications.
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A statement addressing how your contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance MSU’s commitment to inclusive excellence. (1 page limit)
Special Instructions

Review of applications will continue until a suitable candidate pool is identified. If you have any questions, please contact Churlsun Han, MD, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs by email:

Review of Applications Begins On


Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions

TB risk or work within 3 feet of human patients in a health care setting



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: Feb 20, 2024 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 20, 2026 Eastern Standard Time


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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