Faculty Recruitment

Currently seeking: 

Tenure-Research Positions
Clinician-Educator Positions

Tenure-Research Positions

The University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine seeks research faculty. Candidates should have an M.D. or equivalent, and the passion and skills to be successful in a research-intensive university. We are regularly ranked in the top ten family medicine programs for NIH grant funding and also have extensive funding from additional entities.

High priority will be given to candidates who display enthusiasm for research, with interests that closely overlap with those of current faculty members. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a career development and mentoring plan that has a high likelihood of leading to an independent, externally-funded research program. We will provide mentors. Current faculty research interests include: 

      • Health behavior research to prevent and/or manage chronic illness.
      • Prevention and early detection of disease including diet, early detection biomarkers chemopreventive agents and promotion of screening behaviors.
      • Changing physician practice with new technologies.
      • Patient-centered medical home/population medicine.
      • Women’s health research.
      • Integrative and complementary medicine.
      • Patients with hearing loss.
      • Mental health in primary care.
      • Mixed method research.

The University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine seeks mixed methods research methodology faculty for the Michigan Mixed Methods Program (MMP). The goal of the MMP is to lead and innovate in mixed methods research methodology, research and education applications.  This position will involve working closely with MMP faculty and staff.

The MMP has three aims:

      1. to provide consultation to faculty who seek to use mixed methods research and evaluation;
      2. to provide training in mixed methods research (MMR) through national and international MMR workshops;
      3. to provide MMR and evaluation methodology consultations to scholars and researchers. 

If the applicant is an M.D., D.O., patient care (whether inpatient, outpatient or both settings) will be part of the position as with all research faculty, including teaching of medical students, house officers and research fellows

Responsibilities include: participating in ongoing MMR projects, working on MMR publications, assisting in the delivery of MMR workshops to national and international audiences, collaborating in the mentorship of scholars developing MMR projects, assisting in the national/international consulting service of the Program, and writing grant applications for extramural funding.

Additional information on this position can be found at: http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/178644/assistant_professor-professor


Clinician-Educator Positions

The University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine seeks residency-trained, board-certified diverse family physicians for full-time clinician-educator positions. Preference given, but not required, for faculty who have expertise in and plan to do obstetrics.

The Department features special programs in obstetrics, gynecology, geriatrics, women’s health, integrative medicine, adolescent medicine, palliative care, sports medicine and office procedures (ultrasound, vasectomy, colposcopy, dermatology).

Significant teaching responsibilities for medical students, residents, and possibly fellows, as well as opportunities to teach CME courses. Collaboration available and encouraged in department research and scholarly programs. Opportunities exist to be involved in institutional committees and leadership positions.


Direct inquiries for all positions to:
Office of the Chair
Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
300 North Ingalls Street, NI4C06
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5435

Email: bbieber@umich.edu


Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Family Medicine, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.   The University of Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.