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Job Summary

The Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan Medical School, part of Michigan Medicine, invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. We seek outstanding colleagues whose research addresses cutting-edge questions in any area of physiology to join an inclusive and very supportive department community that prioritizes transformative science along with training the next generation of scientific leaders.

Successful candidates will be part of an interactive and interdisciplinary environment in one of the top physiology departments in the world and will work side by side with researchers uncovering fundamental basic biology and mechanisms of human disease using a wide range of molecular, cellular, and organismal systems.

We strongly encourage applications from women, individuals from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds in the sciences, and dual career couples.

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter, CV including contact information for three references, description of past and current research activities (up to 2 pages), a summary of future research plans (up to 2 pages), and a summary of commitment to and plans for creating a diverse and inclusive scientific environment (1 page).

Materials should be addressed to Dr. Yatrik Shah, Faculty Search Committee Chair, Molecular & Integrative Physiology. Applications may be sent to Rachel Anderson, Executive Assistant,

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with full consideration given to applications received by November 1, 2021, applications will be accepted after this date.

Please address any questions to Rachel Anderson (


Candidates are expected to develop an internationally-recognized program of scholarly research, to excel in teaching and mentoring at the graduate level, and to demonstrate commitment to service in the department and scientific community.

Required Qualifications*

Qualifications include a Ph.D. and/or M.D., an outstanding record of research accomplishments, and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in the biomedical sciences. Further information about the Department and its research and educational missions are available at

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.


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.