Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Family Medicine

Research Assistant I

 The Michigan State University Exposure Science Laboratory, housed in the College of Human Medicine, is seeking a highly motivated research assistant to help support a newly-funded research project which investigates reduction of lead dust exposure and childhood blood lead levels via an intervention.  The research assistant will work with investigators and students from interdisciplinary fields to conduct various chemical analyses, set up and maintain equipment and supplies, collect and process research data, and assist in planning and designing laboratory experiments and field work.

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Research Assistant I (Two Positions Open)

The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team of nationally and internationally recognized researchers that have a proven record of successfully mentoring the next generation of researchers – from graduates to post-docs. Research covers a broad area and includes health systems transformation, implementation sciences, the impact of stress on psychophysiological, health and performance measures, substance use disorders, and non-opioid management of pain. Other research areas concern effective means to enhance the integration of modern technologies, wireless censoring and complementary care providers in the overall care process. Job duties include a broad set of tasks related to the planning, execution, analysis and dissemination of research to professional and lay communities. The job includes literature reviews, design, implementation, data collection and analysis and co-authoring of layperson and scientific reports. The research program entails close collaboration with primary care providers, as well as secondary and tertiary healthcare organizations. THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT THE SECCHIA CENTER, GRAND RAPIDS, MI.

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Research Associate-Fixed Term

 The Michigan State University Exposure Science Laboratory housed in the College of Human Medicine is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research associate to (1) help support NIH-funded research activities including performing various chemical and data analyses and publishing/presenting data, (2) participate in the design/conduct of experiments and assist with production of interdisciplinary proposals, and (3) develop his/her own research projects for extramural funding and career development.  This lab often collaborates with investigators in diverse disciplines including medicine, engineering, and toxicology and provides sampling and analysis capabilities and expert consultation services. The initial appointment is for one year, with further appointments contingent on funding and performance.

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Interested in Transforming How Care is Delivered? 

Apply to our Blended Assistant/Associate Professor Family Medicine Clinical, Education and Research Position Posting #798472

The Department of Family Medicine of Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine seeks a family physician to join an enthusiastic team of clinicians, educators, and researchers.

This position is 60% clinical with 40% time divided between teaching and scholarly activity.  Clinically you will work in our outpatient Primary Care Integrated Practice in East Lansing, MI and have the ability to supervise Family Medicine residents within the Sparrow Hospital System.  Obstetric privileges are available and encouraged.

We seek candidates committed to teaching students and residents with a strong interest in scholarship.  Department faculty have a range of research interests, including novel approaches to enhancing the care of patients with complex disorders, patient safety, virtual and asynchronous primary care, sustained joy of practice, medical education, geriatrics, patient safety, and quality improvement. We are also internationally recognized for our provider health research. The Department has a strong mentoring and career development program, and several NIH funded PhD faculty.  We are committed to global health and to collaborating with primary care researchers in other countries.

The successful candidate will be MD/DO residency trained and board certified/eligible in Family Medicine. Medical licensure in Michigan is required by the time of hiring. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are expectations of this position. Mentorship is available for all domains. We are interested in both newly graduated residents and experienced family physicians with an interest in becoming active in medical education and research.

If you would like more information on the position please contact Molly Polverento

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals.