The Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics (BLD) Program at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure track position at a rank commensurate with experience. The appointment will be an annual year, twelve-month position with joint appointment and tenure home in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. The individual will be responsible for instruction in medical microbiology at the undergraduate and graduate level, scholarship, research, program development and community and professional engagement. The selected individual must have an earned doctorate and be a current Diplomat of the American Board of Medical Microbiology (or eligible) and will be charged with the development of an accredited postgraduate fellowship program in medical and public health laboratory microbiology. The BLD Program offers two undergraduate degrees (one NAACLS accredited) and three graduate degrees (masters). Appointment in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics allows training of doctoral students. Michigan State University is the home to three medical schools and would be a vibrant environment for candidates interested in One Health.
The candidate will need to demonstrate strong teaching skills, discipline knowledge, writing skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Additional responsibilities include professional engagement, scholarship, service and outreach. Opportunities for clinical practice can be negotiated. Required qualifications include: 1) D(ABMM) or eligible; 2) teaching experience at either the undergraduate or graduate level, broadly defined (teaching assistant, bench teaching, didactic or laboratory course instruction); 3) scholarship/publication record; 4) a productive clinical or basic science research program; and 5) commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. Desired qualifications include active participation in professional organizations, outreach experience, and leadership experience. The salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Job application should be made through the MSU Careers website at https://careers.msu.edu. Applicants must submit a CV, a teaching philosophy statement which addresses both undergraduate and graduate education, a research statement, a list of 3-5 professional references, and an application cover letter. Please include diversity and inclusion activities within the teaching statement and research statements. The search committee will begin its evaluation of applicants immediately. The position will remain open until filled. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Kathleen Hoag (firstname.lastname@example.org or 517-353-3276).
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Doctorate -Microbiology; Public Health
Current ABMM Diplomat (or eligible)
Documented teaching experience
Commitment to diversity in higher education
Productive clinical or basic science research program
Participation in professional organizations
Required Application Materials
Teaching Philosophy Statement
List of 3-5 professional references
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