Tenure Track Faculty

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Commensurate with experience
July 22 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative and collaborating units recently awarded a combined intramural grant of $15M to the BioInnovations in Brain Cancer (BIBC) Program. This multi-disciplinary group is rooted in collaborations between brain cancer experts, clinicians, and technologists to drive innovation and translation that will deliver technological breakthroughs that impact brain cancer patients’ lives. The BIBC is currently soliciting applications for tenure track faculty positions at any level.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • A PhD, MD, or equivalent  
  • Evidence of superlative scientific accomplishment and scholarly promise
  • Evidence of (or potential for) strong independent funding
  • Demonstrate a strong record of (or potential for) leadership in research and professional activities
  • Strong commitment to the educational objectives of the graduate, professional, and undergraduate degree programs at the University and be able to articulate how they will support the University’s mission to education and inspire a diverse group of future scientists to be leaders and improve health for all.

We welcome applications from outstanding scientists with expertise in any areas pertaining to translational or basic brain cancer biology research and/or development of cutting-edge technological approaches for treatment. We anticipate placing faculty within the Colleges of Pharmacy, Engineering, and Medicine, and primary school and departmental affiliation(s) will be determined by each applicant’s qualifications, preferences, and relevance of their research program to departmental initiatives and themes. Applicants should demonstrate a history or desire to collaborate with other faculty and clinicians focused on brain cancer. Special interest includes candidates with expertise in (1) drug/molecular transport/imaging in the brain tissue, (2) translation-focused glioma, epigenetics and/or scRNA-seq expertise, or (3) nonviral nucleic acid delivery. The expertise of the chosen candidates will be complementary to existing expertise within the BIBC and at Michigan broadly. For further information on the BIBC’s current research areas, please visit bibraincancer.umich.edu.

You will be asked to upload the following materials to  http://apply.interfolio.com/90862

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of current and future research plans
  • Statement of teaching interests and philosophy.

Candidates should also provide names and contact information for three references, as instructed in the online application form.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021.

The University of Michigan seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve our diverse constituents, and to maintain the excellence of our Departments, Colleges, and University. The University of Michigan, an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant awardee, is supportive of the needs of dual career couples, and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. It is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status.                                                                                                                                            

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