Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Closing date
Jun 6, 2023

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Job no: 856014
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Com Office Of Dean 40000041
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Health Care Professional, Academic Management, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Position Summary
Michigan State University, a Big Ten university founded in 1855, is one of the nation's premier land-grant institutions, a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research 1 university. MSU is the only university in the United States to be home to two medical schools and colleges of veterinary medicine and nursing. Today, more than 300 osteopathic students graduate each year, advancing the college's mandate to produce primary care physicians for the state. COM currently supports nearly 245 faculty in their research and scholarly activities. In FY22, MSUCOM secured $16.3 million in total grants with $10.3 million coming from NIH funding, and additional support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Energy (DOE), and non-governmental funds. This represents a greater amount of research funding from the NIH than any other osteopathic college.

The Dean of COM reports to the Executive Vice President (EVP) for Health Sciences and holds a seat on the Executive Board of MSU Health Care with the other human health college deans and the EVP, allowing for a strong voice in practice plan activities. The Dean will be an academically distinguished leader with a strong record of collaboration and innovation, will demonstrate commitment to diversity, inclusion, and safety, and will stimulate interprofessional activities while seeking partnerships, support, and resources to advance research, service, and clinical care. With an entrepreneurial lens, the Dean will harness opportunities to elevate COM further as a pioneering leader. The Dean will be a steward of hope, and craft an inspiring, shared strategic plan that extends its reach and impact at MSU, in Michigan, and beyond. The Dean will be a key player in the college's work to energize partnership and action in helping MSU achieve its lofty goals and shape the future of COM. The Dean will possess a D.O. degree from a COCA-accredited college of osteopathic medicine, have obtained an American Osteopathic Association or American Board of Medical Specialties certification, be eligible for licensure to practice medicine in the state of Michigan, and have a record commensurate with appointment at the rank of full professor.
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 -osteopathic medicine
Minimum Requirements
D.O. Degree
Required Application Materials
CV, cover letter, and a one-page statement on how your leadership, teaching, scholarship, and/or service has advanced diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
Special Instructions
Michigan State University has retained Isaacson, Miller to assist the College of Osteopathic Medicine Search Committee in its identification and review of candidates. For more details, including the full position profile and to submit confidential inquiries, referrals, curricula vitae, cover letter, and a one-page statement on how your leadership, teaching, scholarship, and/or service has advanced diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, please visit: Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged.
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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.

Advertised: Apr 14, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Apr 14, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time

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