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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Epidemiology And Biostatistics 10022273
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Engineers/Architects, Research/Scientific

Working/Functional Title

Open rank Epidemiologist

Position Summary

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

Areas of ongoing research within our department include mental health, neurologic disorders, infectious diseases, cardiovascular health, reproductive health, perinatal and pediatric health, nutrition and cancer, women’s health, environmental health, health services, health economics, biomarkers for disease risk and progression, health equity/social determinants of health, and biostatistical methods. We welcome applicants who work in complementary areas of epidemiological research and have a strong record of scholarship along with evidence of building an independent, externally-funded research program. This position includes teaching in graduate (MS, PhD), professional, and/or undergraduate programs and mentoring graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. We offer a competitive salary and start-up package and excellent benefits. 

MSU has 4 health-related colleges (Human Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing) and Colleges of Natural Sciences, Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Social Sciences, all of which participate in population health research.  The 2 human medicine colleges have campuses in multiple Michigan cities, offering unique opportunities for epidemiological 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. The Greater Lansing area, home to MSU and the state capital, offers residents a family-friendly lifestyle, low cost of living, an abundance of art and cultural activities, and easy access to year-round outdoor recreational activities.


Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

Requirements include a Doctoral Degree in Epidemiology, or in a related field with additional epidemiology training.

Required Application Materials

Include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and a  statement of scholarly activities, research and teaching interests (2 page limit).  Upon request, candidates should also arrange for three reference letters to be submitted to Jill Hamilton at

Special Instructions

Applications will be reviewed November 13, 2017, and will continue until these positions are filled, with an anticipated start date of August 2018.

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