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University of Michigan Concussion Center Tenure Track Faculty Positions: Assistant & Assoc/Professor

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, one of the highest-ranked public universities in the nation and one of the world’s preeminent research institutions, invites nominations and applications for two tenure track faculty positions:

●1 faculty member appointed as an associate or full professor 
●1 faculty member appointed as an assistant professor 
In 2018 the University of Michigan Concussion Center was awarded foundational support through the $150M Biosciences Initiative to establish itself as a global concussion leader. The Concussion Center integrates our research, clinical, and outreach & engagement cores to create novel solutions that advance concussion knowledge and protocols.

We are seeking passionate concussion researchers to help the center by developing and sharing groundbreaking ideas that translate laboratory, clinic, and community observations into knowledge products that reduce concussion risk and improve outcomes in those affected by the injury.  All research domains related to concussion will be considered, including candidates that focus on social and cultural health disparities in concussion prevention, identification, and management.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:
●    PhD, MD, or similar terminal degree
●    Demonstrated (associate/ full professor) or potential (assistant professor) for nationally and internationally recognized research accomplishments and extramural funding
●    Depending on the field, evidence of teaching excellence

All schools, colleges, and units on the U-M Ann Arbor campus may be potential home units for successful applicants.  Primary school and departmental affiliation(s) will be determined by the applicant's qualifications and preferences, and by the relevance of the applicant's research program to school and departmental strategic initiatives.  Clinical time for qualified practitioners will be optional based on candidate interest and/or unit requirements. We welcome candidates who are scientists in any area of concussion research, complementary to the existing expertise at Michigan. Candidates with an interest in social and cultural health disparities in concussion prevention, identification, and management are encouraged to apply. 

How to Apply
For full consideration, interested candidates must submit application materials electronically through Interfolio:
Please include the following materials in PDF format:
●    Cover letter with 1) Statement indicating the preferred home unit(s) at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor campus and 2) How the candidate will best contribute to the overall mission of the University of Michigan and the U-M Concussion Center
●    Curriculum vitae
●    Research statement, including potential collaborators (2-3 pages)
●    Statement of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (1 page)
●    Names and contact information for 3-5 references
Candidates will be evaluated on a rolling basis beginning September 6, 2022, and until all positions are filled. Nominations, applications, and expressions of interest will be held in confidence, and references will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission.

U-M EEO/AA Statement 
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice are at the core of the U-M Concussion Center. We are unwavering in learning and accepting a diverse membership and fostering an inclusive community where everyone feels a sense of belonging. Varied perspectives fuel the innovation that enacts our mission of maximizing individual and societal health. 

Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual-career couples and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or call (734) 647-4616.

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