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How to Apply

All applications must be submitted on-line at https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/MCDB21. 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. Also include a personal statement that describes your demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through scholarship/research, and/or teaching/mentoring, and/or service/engagement (this statement may overlap with your teaching statement). 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 November 1, 2021.

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 August 29, 2022 or January 1, 2023. 

Highly qualified applicants are also encouraged to apply to the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts’ Collegiate Fellowship Program (https://lsa.umich.edu/ncid/fellowships-
awards/lsa-collegiate-postdoctoral-fellowship.html
), and the university’s Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (https://presidentspostdoc.umich.edu/), both of which provide for an optional fellowship period before transitioning onto the tenure track.

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.

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 broad areas of plant biology and neuroscience. Experimental approaches may include (but are not limited to) genetics, genomics, structural biology, enzymology, physiology, in vivo imaging, and single cell technologies. For further information about MCDB research areas and the goals of this faculty search, please visit www.lsa.umich.edu/mcdb

Additional Information

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

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.

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.

 

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