Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Bone Biology and Regenerative Medicine

University of Michigan School of Dentistry

Ann Arbor, MI

Job posting number: #7061603

Posted: October 21, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine

Nominations and applications are sought for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at Assistant, Associate or full Professor level. Applicants should have a PhD or DDS, PhD (or equivalent degrees) and an outstanding record of accomplishment in the areas of bone biology and/or musculoskeletal regeneration including tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an outstanding, independent research program supported by external peer-reviewed funding and contribute to the teaching mission of the School.

The Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine offers an outstanding work environment and enjoys a strong tradition of collaborative research with several schools and colleges at the University of Michigan. The Department has strong research programs in bone cell biology, skeletal development and regeneration, periodontal regeneration, cancer biology and therapeutics and clinical periodontics, as well as outstanding university-wide facilities and resources available to support our faculty members. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to actively participate in well-established PhD programs in Oral Health Sciences and the Program in Biomedical Sciences, which includes 14 doctoral programs. In addition, opportunities are available for participation in the Michigan-Pittsburgh-Wyss Resource Center: Supporting Regenerative Medicine in Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Technologies, the Michigan Center for Musculoskeletal Health and the Biointerfaces Institute.

Further information may be obtained by visiting the department website: https://dent.umich.edu/about/periodontics-oral-medicine. Questions regarding the position description should be directed to the search committee chair, Renny Franceschi, Marcus L. Ward Collegiate Professor of Dentistry, at rennyf@umich.edu. For questions regarding the application or search process, please contact Stephanie Collins at scollin@umich.edu.

Applicants should submit electronically, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two to three page descriptive research plan, and contact details for three professional references using our secure website: http://facultyrecruiting.dent.umich.edu/. For best consideration applications should be received by January 15, 2020. Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.

The University of Michigan recognizes and values contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (https://diversity.umich.edu). We encourage applicants to comment in their cover letter and their statements on how their experience and leadership have contributed to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusiveness or their potential to make contributions in this area.

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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