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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:

Ophthalmology Cornea Research Search Committee, care of Ms. Mrdjenovich; The University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center Rm 7300, 1000 Wall Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.  email: 

Job Summary

The University of Michigan Medical School Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences seeks outstanding applicants for a faculty position focused on corneal disease research. The successful candidates will maintain a nationally and internationally recognized basic and/or translational research program in corneal pathophysiology, with the ultimate goal of improving lives by preserving and enhancing vision. Duties will include teaching graduate students, medical students and postdoctoral trainees, as well as service on departmental and medical school committees. Candidates with research programs in corneal infection, inflammation, immunology, wound healing, limbal stem cell deficiency, dry eye disease, transplant rejection, transplant bioengineering, degenerations/dystrophies, and gene therapy are desired. The position is in the instructional (tenure) track and is full-time. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Candidates at all faculty levels are encouraged to apply. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level are expected to have postdoctoral training and first-author publications in cornea research. Candidates applying at Associate and Full Professor levels are expected to have a proven track record of scholarship and successful grant funding in cornea research.

Required Qualifications*

Successful candidates will have a PhD and/or MD degree, or equivalent, in areas described above.  Training, experience, publications, funding record, a detailed research plan, and demonstrated interest in graduate and post-doctoral education will be essential components of the application.  

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience based on the University of Michigan Medical School faculty pay scales.

Additional Information

Faculty Position, Cornea Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at University of Michigan


University of Michigan

Job Location

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


According to experience, and competitive


Standard benefits for full-time U-M employees.  

Additional Information

About Our Organization

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. The Kellogg Eye Center was recently ranked #8 in the nation in the U.S. News and World Report rankings of Best Hospitals in Ophthalmology. We are committed to the ultimate goal of improving lives by preserving and enhancing vision through outstanding research and clinical care while promoting a diverse workforce, environment and culture. For more information, see


The University of Michigan is responsive to the needs of dual-career families, and is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive faculty, staff and student body.


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.