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The Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology and the Caswell Diabetes Institute at the University of Michigan Medical School invite applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with preference given to applicants seeking their first position or current assistant professors. We seek outstanding colleagues, whose research addresses cutting-edge questions in an area of physiology related to diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2), obesity, metabolism, and/or the complications of these diseases, to join an inclusive and very supportive departmental 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: 1) a cover letter with contact information of three references 2) a curriculum vitae 3) description of past and current research activities (up to 2 pages), 4) a summary of future research plans (up to 2 pages), and 5) a summary of commitment to and plans for creating a diverse and inclusive scientific environment (1 page).

Materials should be addressed to Drs. Ormond MacDougald and Scott Soleimanpour, Faculty Search Committee Co-chairs, Molecular & Integrative Physiology. Applications may be submitted electronically via the tab on this page or sent to Karen McArdle, Executive Assistant,

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with full consideration given to applications received by November 1, 2023.  Applications will be accepted after this date until the position is filled.

Please address any questions for the search committee to Karen McArdle (


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., a strong record of research accomplishments, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the biomedical sciences, and the ability to direct independently funded research programs. Information about the Department and its research and educational missions are available at Information about the Caswell Diabetes Institute and its tripartite mission is available at

Underfill Statement

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

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.