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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Single Cell Spatial Analyses at University of Michigan

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Full time with benefits
Closing date
Dec 7, 2021

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Michigan Medicine: Medical School: Single Cell Spatial Analysis Program


Ann Arbor, Michigan

Open Date

Sep 4, 2021


Nov 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Single Cell Spatial Analysis Program (SCSAP), as part of the $150 million, campus-wide Biosciences Initiative at the University of Michigan, is soliciting applications for tenure-track faculty positions (all ranks).  The SCSAP is a highly integrative program that provides an intellectual foundation and research resources to enhance single-cell and spatial analyses to the University of Michigan community. For more information, see

Primary school and departmental affiliation(s) will be determined by the applicant’s research area and existing programs.  We welcome applications for any area of spatial biology, including but not limited to: new technologies for high-content spatial analyses using sequencing- and/or imaging-based approaches, bioimaging informatics and computational algorithms for integrated spatial ‘omics analyses, or applications of innovative approaches to addressing basic or applied biomedical and/or public health challenges. Successful candidates will become integral members and future leaders in the Single Cell Spatial Analysis Program.


The candidate is expected to have a doctoral degree (PhD and/or MD) in a relevant scientific, medical, or engineering discipline; a strong commitment to teaching excellence and mentorship; the ability to work collaboratively across disciplines; and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in higher education.

Qualifications include a clear track record in the field of spatial analysis; an outstanding record of contributions to the field commensurate with rank; post-doctoral experience in an academic or other research setting; and evidence or strong potential of obtaining independent funding.

Application Instructions

A complete application should include:

1.  Cover letter

2.  Curriculum vitae

3.  Statement of research experience and future plans (up to 3 pages)

4.  Statement of teaching philosophy and experience (1 page)

5.  Statement of DEI philosophy and experience (1 page)

6.  Contact information (email and phone number) for at least 3 references. 

Apply at For questions, please contact Dr. Jun Li ( or Dr. Justin Colacino (

Review of applications will continue until suitable candidates are identified.

The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples. Women, minority, and underrepresented candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. This search will be conducted in a manner consistent with the University of Michigan’s campus-wide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Planning Initiative. For more information, see 

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