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Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, description of research plans, and the names of three references via Interfolio, apply.interfolio.com/46332.  Applications will be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis; however, preference will be given to applications received prior to November 19th, 2017.  

Job Summary

The Department of Natural Sciences in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters (CASL) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in microbiology.  Applicants must have a M.D. or Ph.D. in microbiology or a closely related field.  A completed Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. Postdoctoral experience and experience teaching undergraduates are desirable.  Research areas of interest include but are not limited to host-microbe interactions, immunology (autoimmunity, tumor immunology, immune system genomics and basic immunological mechanisms), microbial pathogenesis, and clinical microbiology.  Faculty are expected to teach six courses per year, develop a research program with participation of undergraduates, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and solicit external funding.  Teaching responsibilities will likely include courses in principles of microbiology, virology, immunology, pathogenic microbiology and introductory molecular and cell biology.  Start-up funds, research space, and course-released time are available.  

Work Locations

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan.  We are a comprehensive university offering high - quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education primarily to residents of southeastern Michigan. Currently, more than 9,000 students and enrolled here. Faculty and students have the opportunity to collaborate in scholarly research and teaching. University of Michigan-Dearborn is located ten minutes west of Detroit and forty minutes east of Ann Arbor, where we can access the main campus’ core facilities, libraries, collections, and other organizations. The Dearborn campus is located on 200 suburban acres of the original Henry Ford Estate.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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

U-M EEO/AA Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. The University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.  The University of Michigan-Dearborn, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. 

Inquiries or complaints may be addressed Office of Institutional Equity, 4901 Evergreen Road, Suite 1020, Administrative Services Building, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1491, (313) 593-5190. For other University of Michigan information call 734-764-1817.  The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.