Chairperson in Management
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
United States


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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Radiology Osteopathic Medicine 10034711
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Academic Management, Administrative/Business/Professional, Health Care Professional

Position Summary

Jointly administered by the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) and Human Medicine (CHM), the Department of Radiology at Michigan State University is seeking a well-qualified candidate to serve as department chair. This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to lead one of the University’s most dynamic and successful departments as it enters a new era of clinical and research excellence building on its acclaimed reputation of training future generations of highly skilled and compassionate physicians.  The faculty of the Department of Radiology consists of board certified, fellowship trained radiologists, outstanding basic and translational research scientists, and a dedicated teaching faculty who provide comprehensive instruction in human gross and developmental anatomy, neuroanatomy and tissue structure to pre-health professional students, graduate students, medical students, and medical residents throughout the state of Michigan. The research faculty are internationally renowned investigators focusing on pre-clinical, translational, and clinical research. These investigators develop imaging approaches and image-guided therapies for various human pathologies and are well-supported by federally funded grants as well as by industry and philanthropy, ranking the Department of Radiology in the top 50 radiology research departments in the country.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, the chair is responsible for the vision, strategic planning, leadership, and administration of the educational, research, service, and clinical practice programs of the Radiology Department. Duties include recruitment, management, career development, mentoring and retention of faculty and staff; fiscal responsibility and accountability for a multifaceted departmental budget; collaboration with College and University partners; and oversight of the day-to-day operations of the department.

This position is a full-time, annual appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor reporting directly to the Dean of COM and may be in the Tenure System or the Health Programs (HP) faculty appointment system. Health Program positions are unique to MSU's medical colleges and support clinical research, diagnostic service, and teaching (see 

Required Degree


Desired Degree

Other -Medical Degree

Minimum Requirements

  • A doctorate degree.Must be a board-certified physician (American Osteopathic Board of Radiology or the American Board of Radiology) eligible for medical licensure in the state of Michigan with exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills, and evidence of supporting faculty and/or trainees in career development. 
    • This position is a full-time, annual appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor reporting directly to the Dean of COM and may be in the Tenure System or the Health Programs (HP) faculty appointment system.
  • The successful candidate will have a demonstrable record of commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion.

Desired Qualifications

  • A board-certified physician or physician/scientist with significant administrative experience leading groups of physicians or physician/scientists, for example as Division Director or at the Vice Chair/Chair level. 
  • Analytical skills and experience with business models, managing budgets and forecasting costs in health care and academics.
  • In depth understanding of clinical and/or biomedical research, and knowledge of federal funding mechanisms and other major granting organizations. 
  • A record of significant participation in one or more funded clinical/translational/basic science research programs with the ability to support and promote research and integration across the faculty. 
  • Academic dossier comprised of peer-reviewed publications in high ranking journals; track record of funded research and academic accomplishments; international recognition as evidenced by invited lectures and notable committee membership and leadership.

Required Application Materials

CV and Cover Letter

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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: Mar 2, 2020 Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: Mar 2, 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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