September 24, 2021

Recruiting an Assistant Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology

The Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan Medical School, part of Michigan Medicine, invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. We seek outstanding colleagues whose research addresses cutting-edge questions in any area of physiology to join an inclusive and very supportive department community that prioritizes transformative science along with training the next generation of scientific leaders. Successful candidates will be part of an interactive and interdisciplinary environment in one of the top physiology departments in the world, and will work side by side with researchers uncovering fundamental basic biology and mechanisms of human disease using a wide range of molecular, cellular, and organismal systems.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. and/or M.D., an outstanding record of research accomplishments, and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in the biomedical sciences. Candidates are expected to develop an internationally-recognized program of scholarly research, to excel in teaching and mentoring, and to demonstrate commitment to service in the department and scientific community. Further information about the Department and its research and educational missions are available at 

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a description of past and current research activities (up to 2 pages), a summary of future research plans (up to 2 pages), a summary of commitment to and plans for creating a diverse and inclusive scientific environment (1 page), and contact information including email address of three references. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Yatrik Shah, Faculty Search Committee Chair, Molecular & Integrative Physiology and submitted at 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with full consideration given to applications received by November 1, 2021, but applications will be accepted after this date. Please address any questions to Rachel Anderson ( 

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 and teaching mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department and the University are 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 supportive of dual career couples and is an Equal  Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.