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  • Cover letter (required)
  • Curriculum Vitae (required)
  • Statement of current and future research plans (required)
  • Statement of teaching interests and philosophy (required)

Candidates should also provide names and contact information for three references, as instructed in the online application form. If an appointment at the associate or full professor is pursued, additional materials will be required at a later date.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021.

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Job Summary

The University of Michigan recently awarded $15M to the BioInnovations in Brain Cancer (BIBC) Biosciences Initiative. This multi-disciplinary group is rooted in collaborations between brain cancer experts, clinicians, and technologists to drive innovation and translation that will deliver technological breakthroughs that impact brain cancer patients’ lives. The BIBC is currently soliciting applications for tenure track faculty positions at any level.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • A PhD, MD, or equivalent  
  • Evidence of superlative scientific accomplishment and scholarly promise
  • Evidence of (or potential for) strong independent funding
  • Demonstrate a strong record of (or potential for) leadership in research and professional activities
  • Strong commitment to the educational objectives of the graduate, professional, and undergraduate degree programs at the University and be able to articulate how they will support the University’s mission to education and inspire a diverse group of future scientists to be leaders and improve health for all.

We welcome applications from outstanding scientists with expertise in any areas pertaining to translational or basic brain cancer biology research and/or development of cutting-edge technological approaches for treatment. We anticipate placing faculty within the Colleges of Pharmacy, Engineering, and Medicine, and primary school and departmental affiliation(s) will be determined by each applicant’s qualifications, preferences, and relevance of their research program to departmental initiatives and themes. Applicants should demonstrate a history or desire to collaborate with other faculty and clinicians focused on brain cancer. Special interest includes candidates with expertise in (1) drug/molecular transport/imaging in the brain tissue, (2) translation-focused glioma, epigenetics and/or scRNA-seq expertise, or (3) nonviral nucleic acid delivery. The expertise of the chosen candidates will be complementary to existing expertise within the BIBC and at Michigan broadly. For further information on the BIBC’s current research areas, please visit

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor /Professor. The rank of the selected candidate will depend upon candidate's qualifications.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve our diverse constituents, and to maintain the excellence of our Departments, Colleges, and University. The University of Michigan, an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant awardee, is supportive of the needs of dual career couples, and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. It is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status.

Background Screening

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Faculty positions at 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.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.