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University of Michigan, The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)

Organization: University of Michigan
Date Posted: 9/19/2019
City: Ann Arbor
Location: Michigan
Country: United States
Primary Category: Research
Type of Position: Full-Time

Description & Details

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 September 1, 2020 or January 1, 2021. 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.

We welcome applications from outstanding biologists in the areas of biochemistry, developmental biology, and neuroscience. Researchers working on either plants, microbial, or animal systems are encouraged to apply. Experimental approaches that are desired 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 lsa.umich.edu/mcdb.

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted on-line. https://apps-prod.mcdb.lsa.umich.edu/search19/howtoapply.php

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, and evidence of teaching excellence for those who have teaching experience. 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 October 19, 2019.

Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.