The following materials are required to be considered as a candidate:
1. Cover letter
a. Statement indicating the preferred home unit(s) at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor campus
b. How the candidate will best contribute to the overall mission of the University of Michigan and the Concussion Center
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Research statement, including potential collaborators (up to 3 pages)
4. Statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion (1 page)
5. Names and contact information for three to five references
As the hub of concussion-related activity, the center is proud to be located in newly renovated facilities in the heart of campus with immediate access to clinical and wet lab research space.
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Candidates will be evaluated on a rolling basis beginning August 15, 2021 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.
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1 senior concussion faculty member (currently associate or full professor)
2 junior concussion faculty members (currently PhD student, post-doc, medical resident/fellow, or assistant professor)
In 2018 the University of Michigan Concussion Center was awarded foundational support through President Mark Schlissel’s $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 through the development and sharing of 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, and in partnership with the university’s anti-racism hiring initiative, we are also interested in 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
Candidates should have or demonstrate the potential for an outstanding record of research accomplishments, publications, and federal funding
Depending on field, evidence of teaching excellence
All campus departments and units may be a potential home unit for successful applicants. Primary school and departmental affiliation(s) will be determined by the applicant's qualifications and preferences, and by relevance of the applicant's research program to school and departmental initiatives and themes. Clinical time for qualified practitioners will be optional based on candidate interest. We welcome applications from outstanding scientists in any area of concussion research complementary to existing expertise at Michigan. Candidates with interest in social and cultural health disparities in concussion prevention, identification, and management are also encouraged to apply. For further information about the Concussion Center’s current research areas, please visit concussion.umich.edu.
Women and underrepresented minorities are 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.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.