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How to Apply

Qualified applicants should send their curriculum vitae along with the names and email addresses of two references to Prof. Kenichi Kuroda (kkuroda@umich.edu). Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Summary

A post-doctoral research position is available at the University of Michigan beginning March 1, 2018 to work in the development of bioinspired functional polymers for hydrogels and adhesives. The person appointed will be based in the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences, School of Dentistry and will work under the supervision of Professor Kenichi Kuroda. We are seeking an outstanding individual with a Ph.D. in chemistry, engineering, or a related discipline with prior experience in polymer synthesis, characterization of mechanical properties, and biomaterials. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong background in living/controlled polymerizations. Enthusiasm for top-quality research and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team will be highly appreciated. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications. The initial appointment will be for one year; the 2nd year appointment depends on performance and funding.

Work Locations

This position is located at the School of Dentistry at 1011 N. University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078. 

Background Screening

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.

Mission Statement

MDentistry: advancing health through education, service, research and discovery.

MDentistry Core Values: Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Responsibility, Trust, Creativity, and Inclusion.

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future. The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: -Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. -Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

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.