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How to Apply

Please send curriculum vitae by June 1, 2017 or sooner, to:

Johann E. Gudjonsson, MD, PhD

Dept. of Dermatology, University of Michigan

6427C Medical Sciences 1, 1300 E. Catherine Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5609


Job Summary

Research opportunities are available for MD, PhD, or MD-PhD-trained individuals in molecular biology and immunology of psoriasis and other chronic inflammatory and autoimmune skin disorders.  Medical students interested in taking at least one year off from their medical training are also welcome to apply.


Research in psoriasis and autoimmune disorders will be focused on identification of novel inflammatory pathways as well as integration of genetic variation on signal transduction, gene expression, and epidermal differentiation.  Research tools used include CRISPR/Cas9 for genome editing, shRNA knock-down approaches, single-cell RNA-sequencing using microfluidic systems to address composition of inflammatory networks, flow cytometry, and RNA-sequencing and microarrays along with bioinformatic approaches.  Opportunities to be involved in clinical and translational research projects are available as well. 

Required Qualifications*

MD, PhD, or MD-PhD 

Desired Qualifications*

Highly motivated individual, with excellent interpersonal skills including reliability and teamwork.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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