Faculty Positions in Genetics at the University of Michigan


Ann Arbor, Michigan


Full Time - Experienced

Years of Experience:

Less than 2


Academic / Faculty, Academic / Research

The Department of Human Genetics at the University of Michigan Medical School seeks to fill multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant and Associate Professor level. Recruited faculty members will join a cohesive and highly interactive community of 36 investigators with research programs in diverse areas of genetics. Faculty in the Department of Human Genetics employ many different approaches to address basic and applied questions in genetics, and we welcome applicants with diverse research interests in this field. More information about the Department can be found at https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/human-genetics. The Department of Human Genetics was established at the University of Michigan in 1956 by James V. Neel and is recognized as the first department dedicated to human genetics in the United States. The Department integrates well with genetic research being performed in the nine basic science and twenty clinical departments in the Medical School, as well as with departments in the School of Public Health and the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. The undergraduate and medical school campuses are located in Ann Arbor, which is frequently ranked as one of the best cities to live in the United States.  Candidates with a PhD and/or MD degree and exceptional research accomplishments should submit a curriculum vitae, a three-page description of research experience with an emphasis on future plans, and three letters of recommendation. In addition, teaching and DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) statements are welcome. All materials should be submitted to https://apply.interfolio.com/66138. The search committee will review applications as they are received. 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 and affirmative action employer.  

  • PhD and/or MD degree
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three-page description of research experience with an emphasis on future plans
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Teaching and DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) statements are welcome 

 Please send any questions about the opening to Anthony Antonellis: antonell@umich.edu