All applications must be submitted online at rna.lsa.umich.edu/facRecruiting/. 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 and your diversity statement. Candidates should also provide names and contact information for at least three references, as instructed in the online application form. For fullest consideration, all materials should be submitted before the review process begins on Sep. 15, 2021.
Multiple Faculty Positions Open in RNA Biosciences
The Center for RNA Biomedicine, a pioneering program of the $150M University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative, solicits applications for faculty positions at the assistant professor level. The faculty positions will be on the tenure track with university year appointments starting Sep. 1, 2022, or Jan. 1, 2023.
Candidates must have the following qualifications:
• A PhD, MD, or other terminal degree
• Evidence of superlative scientific accomplishment and scholarly promise
• Depending on field, evidence of teaching excellence
Primary school and departmental affiliation(s) will be determined by the applicant's qualifications and preferences, and by relevance of the applicant's rsearch program to departmental initiatives and themes. We welcome applications from outstanding scientists in any area of RNA research complementary to existing expertise at Michigan, with particular emphasis in five areas: RNA drug targeting or as medicine, structural biology of RNA nanomachines, RNA structural in vivo profiling, RNA protein interaction profiling, and in vivo analysis of long non-coding RNA function. For further information about the Center for RNA Biomedicine’s current research areas, please visit rna.umich.edu.
Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
For more information, contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-615-8213 Learn more about the Biosciences Initiative at University of Michigan: biosciences.umich.edu
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Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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