Western Michigan University, Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Oct 18, 2019Full time
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Department of Family and Community Medicine/Department of Medicine Faculty Position Geriatrics The Division of Geriatrics of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month faculty position in geriatric medicine. Applications for positions at the level of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor will be considered and are available immediately. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience. The Division of Geriatrics is a new division within the medical school, jointly affiliated with both the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Department of Medicine. The faculty member will provide geriatric clinical services, participate in resident and student education, and engage in other scholarly activities. The successful candidate will also work to grow the clinical services of the division. Southwest Michigan, like most of the United States, is in need of additional geriatricians. Our community partners Bronson Methodist Hospital, Ascension Borgess Hospital, and Senior Care Partners are actively growing their geriatric services; the members of the Division will practice at these clinical sites. Applicants should be highly motivated to pursue a career in academic geriatrics and ideally have experience in teaching, clinical research, and research project development. Applicants must have a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics and be licensed in the State of Michigan or have the ability to aquire a Michigan license. As a new Division of Geriatrics in a newer medical school, WMed offers an exciting environment to pursue an academic career in geriatrics and help guide the course for growing the program. WMed has a large, state-of-the-art Simulation Center, extensive resources to support clinical research, and abundant opportunities for teaching students and residents, and developing research careers.