Faculty Positions

Several Departments across the University of Michigan are hiring faculty who conduct neuroscience research. See listings and contacts below.

Michigan Neuroscience Institute | Research Investigator

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The Michigan Neuroscience Institute at the University of Michigan is recruiting candidates for the Research Investigator position, a faculty-level position in the research non-tenure track. The research and scholarship role is to conduct and manage research on sleep and circadian rhythms, leading to high-impact publications, new grant funding, and training of students and staff. Responsibilities will include primarily conducting research in the area of sleep and circadian rhythms in consultation and coordination with sponsoring faculty, drafting and preparing high-quality research proposals and progress reports, playing a lead role (PI, co-PI, or co-I) on multiple grant proposals per year leading to successful extramural funding. The successful candidate will also serve as a major preparer and drafter for research manuscripts, supervising research staff, overseeing overall lab operations, and managing specific research projects supporting overall laboratory goals. They will be instrumentally involved in training research lab students and staff in both technical and conceptual aspects. They will play a central role in managing collaborative projects and grant proposals.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree. Expertise in the technical and conceptual aspects of Drosophila or mouse genetics, molecular biology/genomics, and sleep/circadian science is highly preferred. 

Kresge Hearing Research Institute (KHRI) | Assistant or Associate Professor

Applications are being considered for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Kresge Hearing Research Institute and the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan School of Medicine. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D., MD, or MD/Ph.D. degree and have research interests relevant to auditory and vestibular function broadly defined, including the development, function, and pathologies of the auditory and vestibular systems, from peripheral to central. Candidates performing research in the auditory and/or vestibular periphery are encouraged to apply. The faculty position is within the vibrant and highly interactive research environment of the Kresge Hearing Research Institute. The Institute is affiliated with the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and resides within the very strong and collegial research community of the University of Michigan. We seek exceptional scientists to establish vigorous independent research programs, form productive collaborations, and promote the translation of their research in a diverse and inclusive environment. Please submit a current CV and a 2- or 3-page description of research interests and future directions. Please ask three to five references to send letters as well. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Biological Chemistry | Faculty Positions

The Department of Biological Chemistry at the University of Michigan Medical School invites applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor levels. We seek outstanding colleagues whose research defines and addresses cutting-edge questions in any area of biochemistry to join our inclusive and richly collaborative community that prioritizes transformative science and training the next generation of scientific leaders.

Successful candidates will be part of a vibrant interdisciplinary environment with interests that span a wide range of fundamental questions and molecular, cellular, and organismal systems. Qualifications include a Ph.D. and/or M.D., a strong record of research accomplishments, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the biomedical sciences. Associate and Full Professor applicants should have a history of exceptional independent research, funding, and contributions to the scientific community. Further information about the is available at www.biochem.med.umich.edu