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How to Apply

Applicants should send a letter of interest with Curriculum Vitae, Research Plan, and a list of three or more references with current contact information to:
DCMB-Ophthalmology Search Committee, care of Ms. Wendy Mrdjenovich; The University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center Rm 7300, 1000 Wall Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48105. Email: and cc Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at

Job Summary

Joint Faculty Positions, Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at University of Michigan

The University of Michigan Medical School Departments of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics and Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences are partnering to seek outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position.  Successful candidates will establish independent, interdisciplinary research programs at the interface of vision science and computational medicine to address basic and translational research in the biology of vision, with the ultimate goal of improving lives by preserving and enhancing vision. This position focuses on clinical informatics of eye diseases, with research involving disease ontology, deep phenotyping using EHRs and other sources, tissue banking, epidemiology and comorbidity with chronic conditions (such as diabetes) affecting vision health. 

The candidate is expected to have expertise in systems/network biology, multi-omic integrative analysis of disease mechanisms, or development of innovative bioinformatics methods. The position is in the instructional (tenure) track and is full-time.




Required Qualifications*

Successful candidates will have a PhD and/or MD degree, or equivalent, in areas as described above.  Documentation of scholarly ability and achievement (record of publications in peer-reviewed journals; record of acquisition of external funding for research programs, detailed research plan, collaborative research experience) is expected.  Preferred candidate will have a demonstrated interest in graduate and post-doctoral education and possess the critical elements of teaching (knowledge of subject matter, skill in presentation, enthusiastic approach, etc.). Evidence of competence in teaching is expected.


Underfill Statement

The position is posted as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor and is full-time. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. 


Additional Information

Ann Arbor has a remarkable cultural and living environment.  The University of Michigan Medical School provides an outstanding environment for research in all areas of biomedicine, and has for many years been a leading center for research in ophthalmology, visual sciences, bioinformatics, human genetics and genomics.  We are committed to having a diverse workforce, environment and culture. For more information, see and


University of Michigan


Job Location

Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI. 48109



According to experience, and competitive



Standard benefit for full-time U-M employees. 

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System 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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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