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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Bioinnovations in Brain Cancer, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Closing date
Nov 28, 2023

The University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative and collaborating units awarded a combined intramural grant of $15M to the BioInnovations in Brain Cancer (BIBC) Program. This multi-disciplinary group is rooted in collaborations between brain cancer experts, clinicians, and technologists to drive innovation and translation that will deliver technological breakthroughs that impact brain cancer patients’ lives. The BIBC is currently soliciting applications for tenure track faculty positions at any level.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • A PhD, MD, or equivalent  
  • Evidence of superlative scientific accomplishment and scholarly promise
  • Evidence of (or potential for) strong independent funding
  • Demonstrate a strong record of (or potential for) leadership in research and professional activities
  • Strong commitment to the educational objectives of the graduate, professional, and undergraduate degree programs at the University and be able to articulate how they will support the University’s mission to education and inspire a diverse group of future scientists to be leaders and improve health for all.

We welcome applications from outstanding scientists with expertise in any areas pertaining to translational or basic brain cancer biology research and/or development of cutting-edge technological approaches for treatment.

Interests include brain cancer biology and technology research, i.e., drug/molecular transport/imaging in the brain tissue, cellular and exosome mediated therapies, detection of cancer cells and biomarkers, translation-focused glioma, immune therapies, epigenetics and/or 3D single cell transcriptomics, blood-brain disruption, and drug/gene delivery. Applicants should demonstrate a history or desire to collaborate with other faculty and clinicians focused on brain cancer. The expertise of the chosen candidates will be complementary to existing expertise within the BIBC and at Michigan broadly. For further information on the BIBC’s current research areas, please visit

You will be asked to upload the following materials to

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of current and future research plans.
  • Statement of teaching interests and philosophy.

Candidates should also provide names and contact information for three references, as instructed in the online application form.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but review of applications will begin on November 1st, 2023.

The University of Michigan seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve our diverse constituents, and to maintain the excellence of our Departments, Colleges, and University. The University of Michigan, an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant awardee, is supportive of the needs of dual career couples, and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. It is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status.

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