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Job# 5643 - Faculty Positions at Michigan State University ()
Full Time
Posted: August 7, 2012
Closes: March 1, 2013

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions



The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics invites applicants for tenure-track academic year positions (9 month) at the assistant, associate or full professor level in epidemiology. The level of the academic appointment will depend upon the overall experience, publication record, and external funding history of the candidate. The new positions are part of a multi-year expansion plan for the Department. 


Faculty within The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics are principal investigators on multiple federally-funded research awards, 2 NIH-funded T-32 training programs, and a K12-award for women’s health (BIRCWH). The Department offers MS and PhD degrees, and is also involved in teaching medical students and undergraduates. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program and teach within our graduate and/or undergraduate education programs, and mentor graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. 


MSU has 4 health-related colleges (Human Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing) with strengths in diverse areas of population science research including mental health, neurologic disorders, infectious diseases, cardiovascular health, perinatal and pediatric epidemiology, cancer, occupational health, women’s health, environmental health, food safety and health services. The 2 human medicine colleges have campuses in multiple Michigan cities, offering unique opportunities for epidemiologic research in this distributed campus system. There is a strong, campus-wide history of international research and of collaborations across colleges and departments, clinical and non-clinical.


Requirements:  Doctoral degree in epidemiology, or in related field with additional epidemiology training.


Candidates should apply on-line at https://jobs.msu.edufor posting #6279. Include a curriculum vitae and a 2-page statement of scholarly activities, research and teaching interests. Candidates should also arrange for three reference letters to be submitted upon request to: Dr. Claudia Holzman, Faculty Search Committee Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University, 909 Fee Road, Room B601 East Lansing, MI 48824. For additional information, visit http://www.epi.msu.edu.


Applications will be accepted up throughMarch 1, 2013. Positions will be filled starting in July 1, 2012 as suitable candidates are identified. Michigan State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and 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.

For more info please see http://sph.washington.edu/files/jobs/MSU-Epi--Biostats_Faculty-positions.pdf

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