Assistant / Associate Professor in Virology

University of Michigan

  • Academic Faculty - Tenured
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

Virology- or Bacteriology-Focused Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School

Application deadline: September 1, 2023

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School ( is excited to welcome applications for a tenure-track or tenured appointment at Assistant or Associate Professor level. Our ideal candidate will have a research program broadly related to virology or bacteriology and will be comfortable teaching virology or bacteriology at the undergraduate or graduate level.

The University of Michigan is a premiere research institution composed of an energetic and diverse community of students, scholars, scientific and administrative staff and faculty. The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is an inclusive community whose passion for discovery, service, leadership and sharing of knowledge addresses global microbiology and immunology challenges. Current areas of focus in the department include microbial pathogenesis with expertise in bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic pathogens and microbiome influences on health and disease. There is also strong expertise in both innate and adaptive immunity. The department is home to two T32 training grants and has a strong teaching focus that spans graduate (PhD, MS, medical and dental students) and undergraduate instruction. Our department is deeply committed to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion in all that we do. Please consider sharing your talents within our collegial community!

Applicants are requested to send

1) A cover letter (up to 1 page)

2) A CV

3) A description of research interests and goals (up to 2 pages)

4) A description of teaching experience and philosophy (up to 1 page)

5) A description of prior contributions to creating a diverse and inclusive scientific community as well as goals for enhancing institutional diversity, equity and inclusion (up to 1 page)

6) Contact information including email to solicit 3 letters of recommendation.

Application materials should be addressed to the department chair:

Dr. Bethany Moore

Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

5641 Med Sci 2

1150 W. Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5620

And sent as a single PDF file to

Questions can also be addressed to

Women and members of underrepresented groups in science are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan Medical School is supportive of dual careers and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:
Years of Experience:
5 years postdoctoral
Required Skills & Areas of Study:
  • virology
Medical School
Microbiology & Immunology
1150 W. Medical Center Drive
5641 Medical Science Bldg II
Ann Arbor , MI 48109-5620
Sheryl Smith,