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Please send your CV and letter of interest to:
Kevin Chung MD, MSS
1500 East Medical Center Drive
2130 Taubman
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5340


The Section of Plastic Surgery is seeking a Research Assistant Professor to provide leadership to a highly productive team that currently has 3 NIH grants in conducting outcomes and health services related research in the area of hand surgery and musculoskeletal disorders; using large database analysis, particularly with regards to Medicare data, clinical trial methodology and economic modeling.  Duties include performing “team research” by participating in all phases of research projects; from study design and implementation, grant preparation and submission, through publication of results. Participate in data presentation at major conferences.  Duties also include teaching and mentoring within the context of one or more research programs with postdoctoral fellows, junior research colleagues, or students at any level.

Required Qualifications*

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. from the School of Public Health with emphasis on health policy and health services.  The successful candidate should have an established record of publications in peer-reviewed journals in which they are a primary or senior author.  Successful candidate will have evidence of extramural funding (often mentored K awards and / or foundation grants); with a strong potential for independent “R01 NIH type” proposals.  The successful candidate should be making contributions to education and institutional citizenship.   Demonstrated participation in national and international professional meetings is preferred. 

Background Screening

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.