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Applicants should submit a cover letter (containing a statement of teaching interest and a statement on diversity), curriculum vitae, 1-page summary of research accomplishments, 2-3 pages outlining future research plans, and contact details for three professional references. All material should be submitted via the secure website:  For best consideration, applicants are encouraged to submit their application by July 30, 2021, however, applications will be accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

Faculty members are expected to establish and maintain nationally competitive, externally funded research programs and to participate in professional and graduate teaching and service. The School of Dentistry recognizes and values contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (  Applicants are strongly encouraged to comment in the cover letter how their research, teaching, and/or service in the past, present, and/or future would contribute to and enhance these values. 

Questions for the search committee should be directed to the search committee chair, Cristiane Squarize (  For other questions regarding the application or search process, please contact Kim Huner (   


Job Summary

Nominations and applications are sought for full time tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  Applicants should have a PhD, DDS/PhD, MD/PhD, or similar terminal degrees and have established or demonstrate promise for independent research that broadly fits within the area of Regenerative Medicine.

The University of Michigan School of Dentistry offers an outstanding work environment and enjoys a strong tradition of collaborative multidisciplinary research. Primary departmental affiliation(s) will be determined by the applicant’s qualifications relevant to the applicant’s research program and departmental initiatives and themes. Many faculty at the School of Dentistry hold joint appointments with other units within the university. Excellent university-wide multidisciplinary centers and resources are available to support faculty including core facilities with the latest technology on imaging, single cell sequencing, proteomics, transgenic animal models, genomics, metabolomics, skeletal phenotyping and data science, among others  ( The successful candidate will have the opportunity to actively participate in well-established PhD programs in Oral Health Sciences and in Biomedical Sciences, which includes 14 doctoral programs. We welcome applications from outstanding scientists in the area of tissue regeneration including but not limited to craniofacial regeneration.


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.

Work Locations

This position is located in the School of Dentistry at 1011 N University Ave.

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as a Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in the tenure track. The rank and salary of the selected candidate will depend upon the qualifications and credentials.

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.

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.