Assist/Assoc Professor Health Programs Fixed Term – East Lansing, MI

Assist/Assoc Professor Health Programs Fixed Term

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI


Working/Functional Title

Assist/Assoc Professor Health Programs Fixed Term

Position Summary

Orthopedic Surgery: Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon — Associate / Assistant Professor Health Programs Position
The Department of Orthopedics at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and College of Human Medicine is seeking a Fellowship Trained, BE/BC candidate for a full time Associate / Assistant Professor faculty position in Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgery.


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 ( 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. MSU is one of the top research universities in the world and has one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. 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.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgery

Minimum Requirements

An M.D. or D.O. is required. Successful completion of either an ACGME or AOA Orthopedic Residency with additional Fellowship training. Candidates must be eligible for a physician's license in the State of Michigan.

Desired Qualifications

Fellowship Trained

Board eligible / board certified 

Required Application Materials

CV, Cover letter, Contact information for three references. 

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

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Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other bodily fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.


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.


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