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Applications should be assembled into a single PDF document and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a 3- to 5-page statement of current and future research plans. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of recommendation provided as PDF documents. All materials should be sent to Kimberley White at

Job Summary

The Department of Human Genetics at the University of Michigan Medical School is recruiting a tenure track Assistant Professor. We are interested in candidates studying advanced genetics challenges, including population, family, individual, developmental, cellular, and molecular aspects of genetics. The DHG faculty have strength in three broad areas of human genetics: molecular genetics, human genetic disease, and statistical/population genetics. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, independent, and interactive, with an expectation to establish an internationally-recognized research program. Candidates are expected to participate in departmental teaching and service programs.

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Required Qualifications*

Qualifications include a Ph.D and/or a M.D. in a related field. Applicants must have a documented strong record of research accomplishments and scholarly abilities. This includes peer-reviewed publications in appropriate journals, competitive acquisition of research funding, and recognized public presentations of their scientific work. Applicants should possess the critical elements of teaching at the level of doctoral students, including knowledge of genetics subject matter, skills in presentation, and appropriate language skills.

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.