Application materials are due on October 31, 2019. Interested applicants will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of future research plans (up to 4 pages), contact information for three faculty who will write a letter of recommendation, and copies of up to three publications on our online application site (https://apply.interfolio.com/68598). Individuals from groups historically under-represented in the sciences are strongly encouraged to apply.
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The Life Sciences Institute (LSI) at the University of Michigan invites applications for an open rank faculty position in any area of biomedical research, including those with specific interests in Cancer Biology/Genetics.
Faculty will hold both a research professor appointment in the LSI as well as a tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor appointment in one of the University's schools and colleges. Joint appointments are likely in the Medical School, the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, the College of Engineering, the School of Public Health, the Dental School, or the College of Pharmacy. All faculty are expected to participate in the University of Michigan's teaching mission and to demonstrate commitment to service in the larger community. Candidates are expected to develop an internationally recognized program of scholarly research and to excel in teaching and mentoring at the graduate level.
The LSI is a scientific enterprise at the University of Michigan dedicated to fundamental discovery in the biological sciences in a state-of-the-art collaborative physical space (www.lsi.umich.edu). Through basic discovery, the institute seeks to advance knowledge in critical areas of biology with an ultimate goal of contributing to human health including cancer, metabolic disorders, brain disorders, and infectious disease.
The LSI is currently home to 22 faculty members in the disciplines of chemistry, cell biology, physiology, genetics, chemical biology, biophysics, structural biology, and stem cell biology, including three Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators and several members of the National Academies of Medicine or Sciences. Our culture centers on upholding scientific excellence, embracing risk, and collaborating across disciplines to achieve an impact greater than the sum of our individual parts.
In addition to faculty labs, the institute houses state-of-the-art instrumentation and computing infrastructure. Additional institute resources include a high-throughput screening center with extensive chemical collections, a natural products discovery core, comprehensive protein production and X-ray crystallography facility, and cryo-electron microscopy facility. The LSI is also home to the U-M Program in Chemical Biology.
Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. and postdoctoral research experience
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.
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.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.