University of Michigan Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiolology
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Type: Full Time
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. 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 develop and direct an independently funded research program. Information about the Department and its research and educational missions are available at https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/molecular-integrative-physiology. Information about the Caswell Diabetes Institute and its tripartite mission is available at https://diabetes.med.umich.edu.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 (email@example.com).
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
About University of Michigan Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiolology
Within the supportive and collaborative community in the Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, we are pursuing answers to fundamental questions in physiology as well as the mechanisms of human diseases that occur when normal physiology is disrupted. While we are proud of our ranking as the #1 NIH funded physiology department in the country, we are prouder of the impact our scientists have on their fields through ground-breaking research, education, and service. Our academic and training programs for undergraduate and graduate (PhD and MS) students, and postdoctoral fellows are focused on developing future leaders in science and medicine through engaged mentorship and a strong focus on personalized career development.