HISTORY OF MEDICINE

Michigan State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor beginning fall 2006 in the Lyman Briggs School of Science (LBS)(75%) (http://www.lymanbriggs.msu.edu) and the Department of History (25%). LBS is a vibrant undergraduate, residential science and liberal arts program in the College of Natural Science. Candidates should have a PhD in the history of medicine; specialization open, but preference given to areas that complement existing faculty. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about teaching and will be expected to maintain an active research program. The successful candidate will work closely with undergraduates, teaching four small sized-courses a year (from 12-30 students) from the introductory Freshman course to a Senior Seminar to a graduate course. The joint appointment with the Department of History will add to MSU’s growing cross-college collaboration and access to graduate students. The salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Letters of application, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching philosophy and research program, syllabi, and three references, should be sent to: History of Medicine Search Committee, Lyman Briggs School, 28 East Holmes Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48825-1107. Application deadline is December 1, 2005. Questions should be directed to Prof. Kristie Macrakis, Chair of the Committee, at the above address.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Applicants who are not U. S. citizens or permanent residents must provide a document of employment authorization for the U.S. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Contact Info: Dr. Kristie Macrakis History of Medicine Search Committee Lyman Briggs School 28 East Holmes Hall Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 48825-1107. Website: http://www.lymanbriggs.msu.edu