Orthopedics / Spine Surgery -- Associate / Assistant Professor position
The Michigan State University division of spine and orthopedics seeks board eligible / board certified candidate for a full time, Associate / Assistant Professor faculty position in the spine and orthopedic surgery division.
The department is particularly interested in individuals with a commitment to inclusive excellence and a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching, and service. We strongly encourage candidates to apply who can strengthen MSUCOM's commitment to DEI, as identified in our Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety plan (https://com.msu.edu/about-us/diversity-inclusion-safety).
We have a growing clinical program that provides a broad range of opportunities for clinical practice, teaching, and research. The position includes a strong clinical focus on inpatient and outpatient surgical patient care, with active participation in the clinical education of orthopedic surgery residents within an ACGME accredited, orthopedic surgery residency program, as well as education of diverse medical students at Michigan State University.
Ortho-Spine faculty provide clinical care and procedures in MSU's office space. Inpatient care and surgical procedures are performed at McLaren Greater Lansing and Sparrow Hospital with optional ASC block time available. Both hospitals are fully equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation and support high case volumes. Each hospital has two DaVinci Xi robots with teaching consoles to support resident educational needs.
MSU is one of the top research universities in the world and has one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. The MSU Division of Urology has an established clinical program that provides a broad range of opportunities for clinical practice, teaching, and research. MSU's health colleges (Osteopathic Medicine, Human Medicine, Nursing, and Veterinary Medicine) collaborate to provide high quality medical care, research, and education.
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU 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. MSU seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. The department is particularly interested in individuals with a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching, and service.
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.
DO or MD degree or equivalent; meets required qualifications for a State of Michigan medical license.
Board eligible or board certified in orthopedic surgery.
Residency training in orthopedic surgery.
Fellowship training or significant experience in spine and/or orthopedic surgery is recommended.
Required Application Materials
(2) Cover letter
(3) List of three references. The search committee will not contact references without first notifying the candidate.
(4) Diversity, Equity and, Inclusion (DEI) statement. Description of past experiences and contributions to inclusive excellence. Brief description of ideas for future initiatives that you would like to implement in support of MSUCOM’s commitment to inclusive excellence (https://com.msu.edu/about-us/diversity-inclusion-safety/initiatives).
Please direct questions to the Department of Osteopathic Surgical Specialties,COM.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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 or have potential exposure to animals or to specimens with Mycobacterium. Risks that have been identified by Environmental Health and Safety, such as exposure to chemotherapy, formaldehyde, etc.
The Department of Osteopathic Surgical Specialties includes full-time, part-time and clinical faculty who contribute towards education, research, and clinical aspects of the surgical specialties. These include the divisions of anesthesiology, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology (clinical and surgical), orthopedic research, orthopedic surgery (including spinal reconstruction), podiatry, and urological surgery. The department trains osteopathic students for the practice of medicine and surgery by developing college curriculum through the organization of classroom, hospital, clinic, and specialty programs that provide the highest quality education and role modeling. We are committed to developing and assisting in quality research programs, as well as in community health services and continuing medical educational programs that serve the profession, the medical community at large, and the public to improve the quality of health services for all.
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