UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN FACULTY POSITION IN PLANT BIOLOGY
The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB) in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan solicits applications for a faculty position at the assistant professor level, but appointment at a more senior level is possible for applicants with suitable experience. The faculty position will be tenured or tenure track with a university year appointment starting August 29, 2022 or January 1, 2023. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous, extramurally-funded research program and to be involved in instruction of both undergraduate and graduate students.
We welcome applications from outstanding biologists in the area of plant biology. Experimental approaches may include (but are not limited to) genetics, genomics, structural biology, enzymology, physiology, in vivo imaging, and single cell technologies. For further information about MCDB research areas and the goals of this faculty search, please visit www.lsa.umich.edu/mcdb.
You will be asked to upload the following materials: A cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a brief summary of recent research accomplishments and statement of future research plans, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy. Also include a personal statement that describes your demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through scholarship/research, and/or teaching/mentoring, and/or service/engagement (this statement may overlap with your teaching statement). Candidates for appointment as an assistant professor should provide names and contact information for at least three references, as instructed in the on-line application form. To ensure full consideration, all materials should be received by November 1, 2021.
The University of Michigan is considered one of the best university workplaces in the U.S., according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. We place a high priority on creating an environment that enables faculty and staff to do their best work and values the contributions of all employees in making Michigan a top public university. With expenditures in excess of $1 billion, research is central to Michigan’s mission and permeates all 19 schools and colleges. U-M is a strong advocate of promoting collaboration and interdisciplinary research initiatives that involve faculty and students from across campus.