Message to Applicants for RNA Faculty Positions



Message to Applicants for RNA Faculty Positions

The Center for RNA Biomedicine at the University of Michigan invites applications for a tenure-track position in RNA Biomedicine (including In vivo analysis of long non-coding RNA function, RNA drug targeting or medicine, RNA protein interaction profiling, RNA structural in vivo profiling, Structural biology of RNA nanomachines) with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2022 or January 1, 2023. The position is expected to be filled at the assistant professor level. The faculty position will be tenure track with a university year appointment.

To ensure full consideration, all materials should be received by September 15, 2021.


Welcome to the University of Michigan and the Center for RNA BIomedicine!

The University of Michigan – widely regarded as one of the nation’s finest research institutions – is an energetic and diverse community of students, scholars, researchers, scientists and artists. Each year, more than 35,000 people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are drawn to the University by its reputation for research and scholastic innovation and excellence, academic accomplishment and artistic freedom.

The University of Michigan Center for RNA Biomedicine seeks to:

  • Promote and develop cross-disciplinary collaborations on RNA across campus.
  • Mentor the next diverse generation of RNA biomedical scientists in an equitable and inclusive way.
  • Enrich the U-M’s intellectual and training environment around RNA biomedicine.
  • Leverage and promote the strengths of the U-M RNA community, ranging from RNA Therapeutics to single cell and single molecule biophysics, and across RNA mediated diseases such as cancer, neurodegeneration and viral infection.
  • Provide a central organizational structure to help recruit and develop common resources, including collaborative research grants and shared equipment, as well as domestic and international researchers.

View The UM Center for RNA Biomedicine Informational Video here:

We welcome your application and assure you that it will be given the utmost attention by the search committee members. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is a non-discriminatory, affirmative action employer. The search committee may correspond with you directly after its initial review of all applicant files.

We wish you continued success in your scientific career, and thank you again for submitting an application for a faculty position in our Center and at the University of Michigan.

Mats Ljungman, Ph.D., Co-Director, Center for RNA Biomedicine, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Medical School
Nils G. Walter, Ph.D., Co-Director, Center for RNA Biomedicine, Francis S. Collins Collegiate Professor of Chemistry, Biophysics & Biological Chemistry

How to apply

For questions about the application process, contact Martina Jerant .
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