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Michigan State University(MSU) Mall Family Endowed Prof/Asc Prof for Autism Research in Michigan

Working/Functional Title Mall Family Endowed Prof/Asc Prof for Autism Research Position Summary The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Pediatrics and Human Development seeks a full-time tenure track investigator at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. This position will be supported by the Mall Family Endowed Professorship for Genetic Autism Research, and is open to candidates whose research programs are focused on the study of the genetics of autism. Candidates with demonstrated histories of employing advanced research technologies, such as CRISPR, are preferred. The Mall Family Professor will oversee an outstanding, interdisciplinary, and nationally prominent pediatric autism and developmental neuroscience research program incorporating investigators at Michigan State University’s East Lansing and Grand Rapids campuses. 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 -Genetics, Medicine, or a related field Minimum Requirements Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (MD, DO, and/or PhD), must be eligible for appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor in Michigan State University’s tenure system, and must present a developed research program and demonstrate a strong record of securing extramural funding. Required Application Materials Resume/CV; Cover Letter; Research Funding; DEI Statement describing past role(s) in diversifying staff and student bodies, and promoting a sense of community at previous institution(s); Information for three (3) references. Special Instructions Please attach a letter of application including a personal statement, curriculum vitae, and history of research funding, as well as contact information (address, phone, and email) for three (3) potential references who will not be contacted without notice to the applicant. The personal statement should indicate how this opportunity aligns with the applicant''s current research emphases and career aspirations. Review of Applications Begins On 04/14/2021 Website http:/hd.msu.edu Department Statement Established in 1968 with the formation of the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development seeks to balance behavioral science, basic biological research, and clinical pediatrics into a comprehensive approach to the health and development of the child and the family. 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.