July 19, 2021

We are hiring!

Apply to Michigan M&I!  We are looking for Asst. or Assoc. Professors!

Application deadline: October 1, 2021 with ideal starting date by September, 2022.

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School (https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/microbiology-immunology) is excited to welcome applications for a tenure-track or tenured appointment at Assistant or Associate Professor level.  We will consider outstanding scientists working in any area broadly related to microbiology and immunology with particular emphasis on applicants working in infectious disease and/or host defense.

The University of Michigan is a premiere research institution composed of an energetic and diverse community of students, scholars, scientific and administrative staff and faculty.  The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is an inclusive community whose passion for discovery, service, leadership and sharing of knowledge addresses global microbiology and immunology challenges.  Current areas of focus in the department include microbial pathogenesis with expertise in bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic pathogens and microbiome influences on health and disease.  There is also strong expertise in both innate and adaptive immunity.  The department is home to two T32 training grants and has a strong teaching focus that spans graduate (PhD, MS, medical and dental students) and undergraduate instruction.  Our department is deeply committed to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion in all that we do.  Please consider sharing your talents within our collegial community!

Applicants are requested to send

1)      A CV

2)      A description of research interests and goals (up to 2 pages)

3)      A description of teaching experience and philosophy (up to 1 page)

4)      A description of prior contributions to creating a diverse and inclusive scientific community as well as goals for enhancing institutional diversity, equity and inclusion (up to 1 page)

5)      Contact information including email to solicit 3 letters of recommendation.

Application materials should be addressed to the department chair:


Dr. Bethany Moore

Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

5641 Med Sci 2

1150 W. Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5620


Alternatively, the information can be sent as a single PDF file to sherylhs@umich.edu


Questions can also be addressed to sherylhs@umich.edu


Women and members of underrepresented groups in science are strongly encouraged to apply.  The University of Michigan Medical School is supportive of dual careers and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.