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Faculty, Infectious Disease, Assistant Professor

Employer
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Location
Michigan, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Faculty, Infectious Disease, Assistant Professor

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

Overview:

The department of Medicine at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is hiring faculty for the division of Infectious Diseases. Applicants with interests in ambulatory and inpatient clinical infectious diseases, teaching medical students and residents, and at all faculty ranks will be considered. There are also opportunities and resources to support clinical, laboratory, and educational research.

 

Responsibilities:

Provide a broad range of inpatient and ambulatory clinical services as well as teach residents and medical students education. Provide inpatient consultations (with no admissions to Division faculty) at our affiliated hospitals located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in addition to overseeing outpatient clinics and pursuing academic and scholarly pursuits. Share call rotations with group of five physicians, with one weekend of call per month. Develop clinical research in collaboration with the medical school Center for Clinical Research, and work to expand clinical services such as a hepatitis C treatment clinic.   

 

Qualifications:

Must have a MD in Medicine (or foreign equivalent) or a MD-PhD in Medicine (or foreign equivalent). Must be board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine, or board eligible for certification in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine. Must have completed an Infectious Disease Fellowship program. Must be eligible for license to practice medicine in Michigan. 

 

About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is an exciting environment to pursue and academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching health systems, Ascension Borgess and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. Building upon the $100 million foundational gift in 2011, WMed received a philanthropic commitment of $300 million to support the mission of the medical school in June 2021. WMed contributed to the creation of 1,600 new jobs and an economic impact of $353 million in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties in 2020.

 

WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Higher Learning Commission. WMed offers a comprehensive, innovative four-year Doctor of Medicine degree program and two Master of Science degree programs in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Engineering. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in 10 residencies and five fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. To support its mission to educate and inspire lifelong learners, WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

 

WMed Health is the clinical practice of the medical school with more than 300 providers offering comprehensive primary care and specialty services in several locations throughout Kalamazoo, Portage, and Battle Creek. The Department of Pathology faculty serve as the Office of the Medical Examiner for counties throughout Michigan and northern Indiana.

 

The W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo serves as the primary educational facility with faculty and administrative offices, student study and social spaces, team-based learning halls, a state-of-the-art Simulation Center accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, basic science research labs, as well as toxicology and forensic pathology labs.

 

WMed is building upon Kalamazoo’s century-long foundation of drug discovery and medical device development with a strategic investment in clinical, laboratory, community, and educational research. The Center for Immunobiology, Center for Clinical Research, WMed ForenTox, Research Histology Lab, Innovation Center, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Human Research Protection Program contribute to the medical school’s advancement of knowledge through innovation and discovery.

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

 

EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans

 

Qualified candidates should apply directly using the following link: https://careers-wmich.icims.com/jobs/1843/faculty---infectious-disease---assistant-professor/job

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