DEADLINE: November 1

Collegiate Fellowship Program

Highly qualified applicants--including more junior postdoctoral fellows with a PhD conferred in the last five years--are  encouraged to apply directly to the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts’ Collegiate Fellowship (LCF) Program ( Aimed at recruiting faculty with outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion, this program provides for an optional fellowship period before transitioning onto the tenure track. Applications for the this program should be received by November 1; the MCDB Department should be referenced with the application.

We welcome applications from outstanding biological scientists in all areas of cell/molecular biology, with emphasis on researchers working in the broad areas of neuroscience and animal physiology. Experimental approaches may include (but are not limited to) genetics, genomics, structural biology, electrophysiology, systems neurobiology, in vivo imaging, and single cell technologies.


Note: The deadline has passed for full consideration for the regular MCDB faculty search.

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB) in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts is seeking applications for two faculty positions 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 28, 2023 or January 1, 2024. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous, extramurally-funded research program and provide instruction to both undergraduate and graduate students in a diverse, inclusive environment.

Apply Online

All applications must be submitted on-line at You will be asked to upload: 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). Applicants should provide names and contact information for at least three references, as instructed in the online application form.

To ensure full consideration, all materials should be received by October 1, 2022. In-person interviews will occur on two dates: Dec. 1-2 and 8-9 using a mini-symposium format.

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The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Offers for these appointments are contingent on successful completion of a background screening and proof of COVID19  vaccinations. More detail is available on Campus Blueprint website.