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Job Summary

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan Medical School solicits applications from outstanding scholars for tenure-track (Assistant Professor)  faculty positions in a field directly relevant to developmental biology, including (but not limited to): early embryogenesis, organ formation and function, tissue repair, renewal, and regeneration, stem cell biology, organ engineering (including organoids), single cell biology of complex organs, and cellular reprogramming. Duties also include didactic teaching and/or mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and medical students and postdoctoral fellows. Successful candidates will join a collegial, interdisciplinary group of faculty, students and fellows, and have access to state-of-the art facilities (see



Required Qualifications*

Applicants should hold an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degree, and are expected to develop and maintain a cutting-edge and innovative research program as evidenced by a record of successful acquitisition of external funding and a publication record in relevant peer-reviewed journals.  Evidence of competence in didactic teaching and mentorship is also expected.

Additional Information

Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department and the University are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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