Faculty Positions

Faculty Positions

The Department of Internal Medicine is continually searching for the best and the brightest faculty to join our team. Whether you are a clinician working at the bedside or a researcher at the bench, the University of Michigan is at the leading edge of health care.

We provide unique career opportunities at our U-M Medical Center (the main complex for patient care at Michigan Medicine) or at many specialty care centers and outpatient clinic locations. No matter where you work at Michigan Medicine, you are part of a diverse team of renowned clinicians and researchers whose work spans the globe. For more information about joining the University of Michigan faculty, visit the U-M Medical School's Office of Faculty Affairs and Development or look through our current opportunities below.

Clinical Faculty, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Michigan Medicine is seeking applicants for a clinical faculty position in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Applicants should be either board eligible or board certified in Allergy/Immunology, hold (or have the ability to obtain) appropriate medical licenses for the State of Michigan, and evidence of clinical teaching proficiency. Responsibilities will consist of serving as a staff physician in the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Clinic and participate as an attending physician on the Allergy and Immunology inpatient consult service at the University of Michigan Hospitals in rotation with other faculty. In addition to clinical activity, the ideal candidate will be excited to participate in teaching of medical students, house officers and fellows, and scholarly activity. The Division has a fully-accredited and strong fellowship program with four fellows. The position is available to both internal medicine- and pediatric-trained applicants. The rank of the selected candidate will depend on qualifications, and is available at the Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor level.

Please send cover letter and CV to:
James L. Baldwin, MD
Chief, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Department of Internal Medicine
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Lobby H, Suite 2100
P.O. Box 442
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
echoreed@med.umich.edu

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages nominations and applications from women and minority candidates.

Research Faculty, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

The Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan, has an exceptional opportunity for a faculty appointment in the tenure track for individuals involved with basic, translational, and/or clinical research endeavors. A generous start-up package with significant protected time for research will be provided, with the eventual goal of independent federally-funded research. The rank of the selected candidate will depend on qualifications, and is available at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor level.

In addition to scholarly activity, the ideal candidate will be excited to participate in patient care duties, along with teaching of medical students, house officers, and fellows. The position is available to both internal medicine and pediatric-trained applicants.

Interested individuals should forward their curriculum vitae to:
Alan Baptist, MD, MPH
Associate Chief of Research
Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
abaptist@med.umich.edu

Faculty, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine - Director, Structural Heart Echocardiography Program

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Michigan is seeking a candidate for a faculty position in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine (Cardiology), to lead/ direct the structural heart echocardiography program.  Applicants must be board certified or eligible in cardiology and echocardiography, as well as have Level 3 training in echocardiography with sub-specialization in all aspects of structural heart procedures.  Candidates should have experience in advanced echocardiographic techniques, including transesophageal and stress echocardiography, echocardiography during interventional procedures, 3D echocardiography, and strain imaging.  In addition, a proven track record and interest in echocardiography research is also desired.

Responsibilities will include attending in the echocardiography laboratories of University of Michigan, performing echocardiographic procedures during structural heart cases, and participating as an attending physician on the cardiology inpatient or consult services.  Additional responsibilities will include providing outpatient clinical cardiology care in the structural heart clinics, and teaching of fellows, residents, and medical students.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate seeking to develop an academic career in cardiology and echocardiography with a specific focus on structural heart imaging.  The echocardiography laboratory of the University of Michigan is a nationally recognized, high quality, high volume laboratory with state of the art equipment and facilities.  The structural heart service performs over 500 procedures annually and has a robust research program that encompasses original research, new device engineering, and a strong clinical trials portfolio spanning emerging innovation to established clinical technologies.   

The university’s location in Ann Arbor, Michigan is consistently rated among the top places to live in the United States. 

The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

This position is not eligible for visa waiver or sponsorship. 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a current CV with bibliography and a cover letter to: 

Theodore J. Kolias, MD
Director, Adult Echocardiography Laboratory
University of Michigan
1500 E. Medical Center Dr.
CVC Room 2143, SPC 5853
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5853
E-mail: tkolias@umich.edu

Faculty, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine - Nuclear Cardiologist / Cardiac Imager

The University of Michigan is seeking to add a talented faculty member to the Nuclear Cardiology imaging group. The candidate must be BE/BC in General Cardiology and COCATS 4 Level 3 BE/BC in Nuclear Cardiology. BE/BC Level 3 training in one or more additional imaging modalities is desirable. The candidate must be team oriented and be able to communicate effectively with a large multidisciplinary program. The Nuclear Cardiology laboratory is a busy state-of-the-art facility with SPECT/CT and the latest digital PET/CT. Candidates in this position will assess, consult, and treat patients with cardiac and vascular disorders in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, and will participate in the teaching of students, residents, and fellows. The candidate must have outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills, and be able to access and input electronic medical documentation. Candidates wishing to pursue academic careers are preferred. Physician Scientists with research expertise in advanced cardiac imaging are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching and educational programs. Academic rank and compensation are dependent upon qualifications. This position is not eligible for visa waiver or sponsorship.

The university’s location in Ann Arbor, Michigan is consistently voted one of the best places to live, work, and play in the United States. Ann Arbor offers a unique blend of city sophistication and small-town charm that appeals to students and professionals, singles and families. It is an ethnically diverse and culturally rich Midwestern enclave that attracts visitors and residents from all over the world.

The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a current CV with bibliography, and list of references to:

James R. Corbett, MD
Interim Director of Cardiac Imaging
Director of Nuclear Cardiology
Professor of Internal Medicine and Radiology
Michigan Medicine
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
CVC Room 1338, SPC 5873
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5873
E-mail: jcorbett@med.umich.edu with copy to: ronanm@med.umich.edu.

Faculty, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Michigan Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, seeks applicants for faculty positions specializing in gastroenterology to join our expanding practice. The new clinical facilities will include clinic, endoscopy, and gastroenterology physiology services to support continued growth for the future. Candidates must be board certified in Internal Medicine and BC/BE in Gastroenterology (eventual board certification required) and are expected to have a commitment to patient care and endoscopic practice with an interest in teaching and academic medicine. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience. 

  • A leader in cutting-edge medicine and research
  • Multi-disciplinary clinics and sub-specialty conferences
  • Mentorship
  • Diverse, collaborative, and collegial environment
  • Excellent work-life balance
  • Large faculty that results in Limited Call
  • Robust research infrastructure
  • Ann Arbor is a family friendly city - voted #1 as a great place to live by Livability.com

Please mail or email CV to:
Chung Owyang, MD, Chief
Michigan Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
3912 Taubman Center
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5362
cowyang@umich.edu

Faculty, Division of General Medicine - Academic Primary Care

The University of Michigan, Division of General Medicine, seeks BC/BE internists to join our expanding Academic Primary Care faculty. Duties for Primary Care faculty include providing direct patient care in an outpatient setting with teaching opportunities. There are also opportunities to engage in population management and quality/safety activities. Prior training or clinical experience in an academic teaching environment is preferred.

Primary Care Sites

  • Briarwood Medical Group
  • East Ann Arbor Health Center
  • West Ann Arbor Health Center
  • Brighton Health Center
  • Canton Health Center
  • Northville Health Center
  • Saline Health Center
  • Taubman Health Center

Excellent Benefits

  • Compensation package with guaranteed salary plus incentive bonuses
  • Relocation support
  • Generous signing bonus

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Interested individuals should forward their curriculum vitae via email to:
Laurence McMahon, MD, MPH, Chief, Division of General Medicine
GenMedFacultyRecruit@umich.edu

Application review will continue until the positions are filled.

Faculty, Division of Hospital Medicine

Associate Division Chief – Clinical Affairs, Division of Hospital Medicine

Job Summary
Michigan Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, is seeking a board-certified candidate for a leadership role in the Division of Hospital Medicine as Associate Division Chief for Clinical Affairs. The Associate Division Chief will participate in the administrative and clinical operational activities of Hospital Medicine at Michigan Medicine and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS). The Associate Division Chief will work closely with and report directly to the Division Chief of Hospital Medicine. This position includes dedicated and protected time for leadership and management duties within the Division of Hospital Medicine at Michigan Medicine.

The Associate Division Chief for Clinical Affairs fills a key operational and strategic role within the Division of Hospital Medicine. The candidate will oversee all service line directors and corresponding senior Divisional leadership (e.g., Clinical Service Chief, Director of Clinical Strategy). The candidate will help oversee recruitment and retention of clinical faculty, service line directors and day-to-day operations such as clinical scheduling and clinical faculty evaluations. In addition, a focus on academic growth of clinical faculty through direct mentorship, coaching, and sponsorship are expected. The Associate Division Chief will be expected to work closely with the Division Chief to continue to identify opportunities to improve patient flow, fiscal performance, and provider engagement to improve and expand the footprint of Hospital Medicine at Michigan Medicine.

Participation in direct clinical care and teaching activities across the Division of Hospital Medicine is expected. These duties include teaching of residents and medical students on traditional general medicine wards, direct patient care on non-resident/direct-care services including those dedicated to unique patient populations (e.g., hematology/oncology, renal/transplant), and the medical short stay unit. An optimal blend of these duties will be determined based on the candidate’s interests and divisional needs. 

Prior training and clinical leadership experience at a major academic medical center is required. Candidates must be at the rank of Associate Professor or higher. Excellent benefits and compensation package with guaranteed salary plus incentive bonuses. Relocation support will be provided.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee divisional leadership including service line directors, medical directors, service chief, and clinical strategy lead.
  • Participate in directing and evaluating operational and corporate functions of recruitment, retention, reimbursement and billing, information technology services, and infrastructure support as they relate to Hospital Medicine.
  • Assist in developing and implementing Hospital Medicine standards focused on ensuring timely and efficient clinical care with appropriate allocation of resources.
  • Translate strategy into actionable improvements to enhance operating margin, patient and staff satisfaction, access, and utilization.
  • Guide and implement performance improvement in clinical quality measures and assurance of patient safety.
  • Maintain existing and develop novel strategies to improve core functions of hospital medicine including admission, discharge and transitions of care between inpatient, outpatient and home care.
  • Provide leadership for Hospital Medicine faculty through direct academic mentorship, coaching, and sponsorship of activities.
  • Provide leadership for development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative clinical and academic programs and processes.
  • Participate in the recruitment, mentoring, and performance review of Hospital Medicine faculty and directors.
  • Lead divisional meetings and forums such as hospital medicine town-halls and divisional grand rounds.
  • Maintain effective and collaborative relationships with the Department of Internal Medicine, Quality Management Program and Population Health, the Medical Staff, Nursing Administration, Hospital Leadership, and other constituencies of Michigan Medicine.
  • Continue to ensure the growth and vitality of members of the Division of Hospital Medicine.

Note: This position is posted as a Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor. Rank of selected candidate is dependent upon qualifications.

Required Qualifications

  • M.D. or equivalent degree with a sustained record of clinical and academic accomplishment and at least 10 years of experience as a physician leader in a reputable academic health system.
  • Ideal candidate must have evidence of scholarship (peer-reviewed papers), mentorship, and consistent achievement in clinical, teaching, quality and/or research domains as evidenced by local, regional, national awards, and honors.
  • Eligible for a faculty appointment in the University of Michigan Medical School at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher.
  • Should hold or have the ability to obtain the appropriate medical license in the State of Michigan as well as be board certified or board eligible.
  • Considerable progressively responsible experience in health care delivery and a track record of effecting change in hospital medicine.
  • Progressively responsible administrative experience in strategic planning that has led to innovative, high functioning, and growing clinical care in hospital medicine.
  • Considerable prior direct oversight and management of hospitalist clinicians (physicians, advance practice providers and allied fields) within an academic medical center.
  • Experience and knowledge in implementation to enhance outcomes related to care coordination, lean and quality improvement, and information technology utilization.
  • Sophistication and prior experience demonstrating a commitment to creating a culture that enhances employee and patient satisfaction.
  • Strong knowledge of current regional, state, and federal policies governing health care delivery and planning.
  • Considerable knowledge of modern management practices and methods.

Background Screening
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations, and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education, and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants should apply to this posting and also send CV to:
Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine and Research Scientist
Co-Director, Patient Safety Enhancement Program
Michigan Medicine
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
UH South Unit 4, F4309
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5226

Or email to: kmorning@umich.edu


The University of Michigan, Division of Hospital Medicine seeks BC/BE internists to join our growing and dynamic Division starting in July of 2019. Hospitalist duties include teaching of medical residents and students, direct patient care in our non-resident and short stay units, and involvement in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives. Novel clinical platforms that feature specialty concentrations (hematology/oncology service, renal transplant service, and bone marrow transplant teams) as well as full-time nocturnist positions are also available. Our medical short stay unit provides care for both observation and inpatient status patients and incorporates advanced practice providers as part of the medical team. 

The ideal candidate will have trained at, or have clinical experience at a major US academic medical center. Sponsorship of H1B and green cards is considered on a case-by-case basis for outstanding individuals. Research opportunities and hospitalist investigator positions are also available for qualified candidates. This is not a J1 opportunity. Excellent benefits and compensation package with guaranteed salary plus incentive bonuses. Relocation support is provided.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Hospital Medicine Faculty Application

Faculty, Division of Infectious Diseases

The University of Michigan Division of Infectious Diseases and the Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics invite applications for joint faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, to develop and conduct independently funded basic and/or translational research programs. We are searching broadly for M.D. or Ph.D. scientists with an interest in infectious diseases that use combinations of molecular and computational approaches to understand pathogenesis, epidemiology and/or host-microbe interactions. Departmental placement, as well as teaching and clinical duties will be set by mutual agreement. To apply, please submit a statement of current and future research plans, a description of teaching and clinical experience (as appropriate), curriculum vitae and contact information for three references addressed to: David Markovitz MD, Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases, 1150 W. Medical Center Drive, 5220 MSRB III, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5640 or to dmarkov@med.umich.edu

Faculty, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND)

The Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND) and Podiatry is recruiting both endocrinologists and podiatrists within the expanding University of Michigan. Candidates must be board certified in the appropriate subspecialty (Endocrinology or Podiatry). Candidates are expected to have a commitment to patient care with an interest in teaching and academic medicine. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience.

Please email your CV to:
Peter Arvan, MD, PhD
Division Chief, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND)
parvan@umich.edu

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages nominations and applications from women and minority candidates.

Faculty, Division of Nephrology

The University of Michigan, Division of Nephrology in the Department of Internal Medicine invites applications for open faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, to develop and conduct independently funded basic, translational or clinical research programs. We are searching broadly for researchers with M.D., M.D./Ph.D., PhD or equivalent degrees and demonstrated academic excellence appropriate for career stage. Academic Rank will be commensurate with experience.

Successful applicants will be expected to develop or continue a robust extramurally-funded research program that compliments current strengths within the Division. Any area of nephrology will be considered, however, we particularly encourage applicants with expertise in the areas of systems biology, multi-scalar data integration, metabolomics, genetics, glomerular diseases, kidney development, diabetes, epidemiology, and health services research. The Nephrology Division has a broad-based research portfolio with ~ $15 million research budget annually including the George M. O'Brien Michigan Kidney Translational Core Center and the Coordinating Center for the United States Renal Database System (USRDS).  Successful candidates will receive a competitive salary and start-up package.

To apply, please submit a concise statement of current and future research plans, a brief description of clinical experience, a curriculum vitae, and contact information to:  Dr. Subramaniam Pennathur, Chief, Internal Medicine/Nephrology, 5309 Brehm, 1000 Wall Street Ann Arbor MI 48105  or to spennath@med.umich.edu.

Review of applications will begin 12-01-2016 and continue until suitable candidates are identified for the positions. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.

Clinical Faculty, Division of Rheumatology

The University of Michigan’s Department of Internal Medicine Division of Rheumatology provides over 22,000 patient visits per year in 7 different locations in and surrounding scenic and culturally diverse Ann Arbor. With over 35 clinical and basic science faculty members, a robust clinical fellowship program and 9 fellows, we endeavor to provide the best rheumatological care available anywhere. Our purpose is to improve lives through curing, treating, and preventing rheumatologic disease. The Division of Rheumatology has extensive programs for clinical care, clinical research, translational research, and basic science research in lupus, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, myositis, as well as other rheumatologic diseases. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, integrity, and innovation. As a USNWR top 15 program we are seeking candidates for clinical faculty positions in the clinical instructor through clinical professor ranks.

Responsibilities
Patient care, clinical research and clinical and didactic instruction for medical students and house officers.  

Required Qualifications
MD or equivalent, ability to obtain MI Medical License, ABIM certification. Academic clinical and research experience in rheumatology. Evidence of clinical competence and competence in clinical and didactic teaching is expected.

This position is posted as Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor. The rank of the selected candidate will depend on qualifications. 

Additional Information
The ideal candidate will possess the right combination of clinical expertise, leadership experience, and personal communication style to strengthen the capability of our workforce while striving to enhance the patient and faculty/staff experience to the highest levels. Innovation is a major focus of our team as we prepare for care delivery models that will be required in the future. 

Please email your CV to:
David Fox, MD, Chief, Division of Rheumatology, doncash@med.umich.edu