Ann Arbor, Michigan
Commensurate with experience
October 11 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Faculty Position in the Department of Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology at the University of Michigan Medical School is soliciting applications for a tenure-track position at the ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE or PROFESSOR level. We are seeking outstanding individuals with research experience and interests that synergize with on-going departmental initiatives in G protein coupled receptors, ion channels, intracellular signaling molecules, protein folding, addiction, cancer and metabolism (  The field of expertise is open, but we encourage applications from individuals with interests and experience in structural biology. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Pharmacology or a related discipline and/or a M.D. degree, and for those applying above the level of Assistant Professor, a strong record of nationally competitive external funding, a sustained record of excellent research productivity, and an outstanding national reputation in their field. Applicants will be expected to maintain extramural funding, participate in the teaching of graduate, medical and undergraduate courses, and to support and mentor graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The successful candidates will join a dynamic, diverse, and collaborative department with new leadership in a Top 10 Medical School in a university setting with superb opportunities for continuing career development.  The quality of life in Ann Arbor is outstanding.  The combination of a large, major research university with a diverse, safe, family-oriented community make Ann Arbor an ideal environment for work-life balance.  Ann Arbor offers an outstanding combination of sports, recreation, and cultural events.

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society. Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a three-page summary of their research program and future research plans, and information related to past and current teaching experience as a single PDF file to Address all correspondence to:

Dr. John Traynor

Chair, Faculty Search Committee

Department of Pharmacology

The University of Michigan Medical School

1150 West Medical Center Dr.

Ann Arbor, MI  48109-5632


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