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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/46341.  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 from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Neurobiology beginning September 2018. 

We seek an innovative neuroscientist committed to teaching undergraduates, and who will develop and maintain an independent research program leading to peer-reviewed publications. The area of research specialization within neuroscience is open, with a preference given to candidates with a health related focus.  Teaching duties will likely include upper-level courses in neurobiology, human physiology, and participation in introductory biology courses.  Opportunities exist for developing new courses within the applicant’s specialty. Tenure?track faculty are expected to maintain active research that meaningfully engages undergraduates. A research laboratory, startup funds, and teaching released time will be provided.  The research laboratory is in our newly renovated Natural Science Building. Efforts towards external funding are encouraged.  A doctoral degree and relevant post-doctoral experience in neuroscience or a related field are required, and preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience.

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.