The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan 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 position will be tenured or tenure track with a university year appointment starting September 1, 2015 or January 1, 2016. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous, extramurally funded research program and to be involved in instruction of both undergraduate and graduate students.

We welcome applications from outstanding biologists in any area of research within the scope of the Department, which includes studies of model organisms (plants, animals, and microbes) with a diversity of approaches (genetics and genomics, biochemistry and structural biology, molecular biology, cell and developmental biology, and physiology). We particularly encourage applications from neuroscientists who use genetic, cellular, molecular and/or in vivo imaging approaches. For further information about Department research areas, please visit

All applications must be submitted on-line. 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, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence for those who have teaching experience. Candidates for appointment as an assistant professor should provide names and contact information for at least three references, as instructed in the on-line application form. To ensure full consideration, all materials should be received by October 10, 2014.

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.

The application period for our faculty search is now closed. Thank you for your interest.