Vision Research - Tenure Track

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials.
August 10 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

University of Michigan


Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

University of Michigan School of Medicine

Faculty Position

Michigan Medicine’s Kellogg Eye Center is dedicated to improving lives around the world by enhancing vision. Located in culturally rich southeastern Michigan, the department has over 100 clinical and research faculty members and more than 500 employees in 10 different locations surrounding beautiful Ann Arbor locations. The department is deliberate in fostering a culture centered around the guiding principles of teamwork, caring, integrity, inclusivity, and innovation.

The University of Michigan School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track faculty position. Successful candidates are expected to have already established an independent research program in Visual Sciences with evidence of sustained funding. Applicants focused on all areas of vision research will be evaluated with particular consideration given to those studying neuronal development and function; regeneration/ restoration related to vision, neuro-inflammation related to blinding eye diseases, visual perception, or systems biology related to the retinal neurovascular unit. This is an outstanding opportunity, including the potential for a named Professorship for appropriate candidates.

Candidates applying for the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor are welcome to apply for what will be a primary appointment in the Department of Ophthalmology with a joint appointment in an appropriate basic science department such as Molecular and Integrative Physiology or Cell and Developmental Biology.

The position is for the instructional tenure track and is full-time. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. The University of Michigan Medical School provides an outstanding academic environment for all areas of biomedical sciences and has for many years been a leading center for research in ophthalmology and visual sciences. Vision research at the University of Michigan is supported by Vision Core grant supporting outstanding facilities and a training grant for graduate students and fellows in eye research. The University is located in beautiful Ann Arbor, MI, with a vibrant and diverse community.  The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send cover letter and curriculum vitae to Ms. Wendy Mrdjenovich and cc: Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at

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