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How to Apply

Applicants should send a letter of interest with Curriculum Vitae, Statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a list of three references with current contact information to:

Search Committee, Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, The University of Michigan

2017 Palmer Commons SPC 2218, 100 Washtenaw Ave,

Ann Arbor, MI. 48109-2218


Job Summary

The Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics at the University of Michigan Medical School seeks outstanding applicants for a full or part time LEO Lecturer III.


Major duties include: 

  • Teach all or part of an introductory graduate-level programming course with a focus on bioinformatics data analysis and applications. This course should be accessible to non-bioinformatics students with little or no prior programming experience. 
    • Integrate lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions.
    • Develop didactic material for real-life applications.
    • Annually update as the field evolves. 
  • Participate in teaching several lectures in existing introductory graduate bioinformatics courses.
    • Prepare, update, and present lectures on bioinformatics and genomic data analysis topics, with appropriate biological background.
    • Develop and manage bioinformatics laboratory sessions.

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates for this position should have a PhD in Bioinformatics, Biology or a related field with experience in bioinformatics, and ability to program comfortably in multiple languages.  Ability to teach an introductory programming course, preferably in Python, is required.  Also desired are 2+ years of teaching at college or graduate level and evidence of expertise in course development and evaluation.  Must have outstanding communication skills.  

Work Locations

Palmer Commons

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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