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How to Apply

For consideration, qualified candidates should send a Curriculum Vitae, a cover letter outlining career goals and objectives, and a list of three references to Cheong-Hee Chang at heechang@umich.edu. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US.

Job Summary

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan (UM) invites applications for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to join the research team of Cheong-Hee Chang, PhD. The Chang lab utilizes a combination of molecular, cellular immunology, mouse genetics, and animal models to study T cell-mediated immunity. This Postdoctoral Associate position funded by the NIH R01 grant is immediately available to study the regulation of metabolism and iron homeostasis in both CD4 and NKT cells. The successful candidate will also have career development opportunities, including promotion to research track faculty/professor at UM. Salary is commensurate with experience according to NIH standards.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

Required Qualifications*

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D. and have a strong background in immunology or infectious disease research. Experience with flow cytometry and cell metabolism are desirable. Excellent communication and writing skills are essential.

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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.