Multiple Faculty Positions Open in RNA Biosciences

University of Michigan

Center for RNA Biomedicine

Multiple Faculty Positions Open in RNA Biosciences

The newly founded Center for RNA Biomedicine, funded as part of the $150M University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative, 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 positions will be tenure track or tenured with university year appointments starting Sep. 1, 2019, or Jan. 1, 2020.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • A PhD, MD, or other terminal degree
  • Evidence of superlative scientific accomplishment and scholarly promise
  • Depending on field, evidence of teaching excellence

Primary school and departmental affiliation(s) will be determined by the applicant's qualifications and preferences, and by relevance of the applicant's research program to departmental initiatives and themes. We welcome applications from outstanding scientists in any area of RNA research complementary to existing expertise at Michigan, with particular emphasis on RNA drug targeting or as medicine, structural biology of RNA nanomachines, RNA structural in vivo profiling, RNA protein interaction profiling, and in vivo analysis of long non-coding RNA function. For further information about the Center for RNA Biomedicine’s current research areas, please visit

All applications must be submitted online at 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, and a statement of teaching interests and philosophy. Candidates for appointment as an assistant professor should provide names and contact information for at least three references, as instructed in the online application form. To ensure full consideration, all materials should be received by Jan. 15, 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.

For more information, contact us directly at or 734-615-8213

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