Are you interested in joining the team of the Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center at the University of Michigan? If positions are open, they will be listed below. Click on the links below to learn more or visit careers.umich.edu to apply; search "CHEAR."
The Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research Center (CHEAR) at the University of Michigan invites applications for a full-time faculty position. Placement will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank on the Instructional (Tenure), Clinical, or Research Track depending on scholarly focus.
The CHEAR Center is one of the largest health services research centers in the US that focuses on children. Eighteen faculty investigators and more than 40 research staff, fellows, and students conduct investigations and training across several core themes that include data science, emerging technologies, health outcomes research, health care policy, and communications. Our work is multidisciplinary, encompassing health services research, epidemiology, health policy, general pediatrics, and pediatric subspecialties. Our mission is to advance the health and well-being of all children, adolescents, and families through research and education. Additional information can be found at chear.org.
The successful candidate will be dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of all children, adolescents, and families through research and education. A terminal research degree (PhD, MD, or equivalent) in a relevant discipline is necessary as well as a record of scholarly achievement and funding capabilities appropriate to the applicant’s professional experience. Exceptional organizational and communication skills for work in an interdisciplinary department are essential as well as the demonstrated potential for successfully engaging learners and collaborators. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests relevant to general pediatrics, although all applicants are encouraged to apply.
CHEAR faculty are actively engaged in research collaborations and patient care in partnership with the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Here, our teams come together to change children’s lives in extraordinary and transformative ways through advanced technologies and breakthrough treatments. Since 1903, the University of Michigan has led the way in providing comprehensive, specialized health care for children integrating clinical care, education, research, and advocacy to advance the health status of children, women, and their families and communities statewide.
The city of Ann Arbor is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live by national media groups, picking up such designations as being one of the best destinations for food in the Midwest and one of Livability.com’s Top 10 Best College Towns. Forbes magazine called Ann Arbor its No. 1 Most Educated City in 2014, and USA Today named it No. 6 among Best Cities for Well-Being. Ann Arbor is a city that values family life, education, healthy living, the arts – and so much more.
Please send CV and letter of interest to:
Lisa A. Prosser, Ph.D.
Marilyn Fisher Blanch Research Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research Center
Associate Vice President for Research – Health Sciences, University of Michigan Office of Research
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School
Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health