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How to Apply

All applications must be submitted on-line at https://apps-prod.mcdb.lsa.umich.edu/search19/index.php.  You will be asked to upload the following materials:  A cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a brief summary of recent research accomplishments and statement of future research plans, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and evidence of teaching excellence for those who have teaching experience.  Candidates for appointment as an assistant professor should provide names and contact information for at least three references, as instructed in the on-line application form.  To ensure full consideration, all materials should be received by October 19, 2019.

Job Summary

The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB) in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan solicits applications for faculty positions at the assistant professor level, but appointment at a more senior level is possible for applicants with suitable experience.  The faculty position will be tenured or tenure track with a university year appointment starting September 1, 2020 or January 1, 2021. 

Mission Statement

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.

Responsibilities*

Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous, extramurally funded research program and to be involved in instruction of both undergraduate and graduate students.  

Required Qualifications*

We welcome applications from outstanding biologists in the areas of biochemistry, developmental biology, and neuroscience.  Researchers working on either plants, microbial, or animal systems are encouraged to apply.  Experimental approaches that are desired include (but are not limited to) genetics, genomics, structural biology, enzymology, physiology, in vivo imaging, and single cell technologies.

Additional Information

For further information about MCDB research areas, please visit www.lsa.umich.edu/mcdb.

Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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 are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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