University of Michigan (U-M)

Tenure-Track Faculty Position

University of Michigan (U-M)

Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The College of Pharmacy, Department of Medicinal Chemistry,

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


The College of Pharmacy, Department of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Michigan seeks highly qualified applicants, for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor ranks. Outstanding candidates in the area of computational chemistry applied to medicinal chemistry and chemical biology are particularly encouraged to apply.


Faculty in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry engage in innovative and inclusive teaching, cutting-edge interdisciplinary research, and impactful University service. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program, to become scientific leaders in their respective fields, and to participate in departmental and program activities, including teaching and mentoring at the graduate, post-doctoral, undergraduate, and PharmD levels.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, medicinal chemistry, computer science, or a related field. Applicants must also demonstrate a strong potential for leadership in research and professional activities, a strong commitment to the educational objectives of the graduate, professional, and undergraduate degree programs at the College, and a strong commitment to supporting the College’s mission to educate and inspire a diverse group of future pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists to be leaders, advance patient care, and improve health for all.


Application Instructions: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Interested applicants will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of research statement (3 pages), and a teaching statement (1-2 pages), and contact information for three references. If appointment at associate professor is pursued, additional materials will be required at a later date. The College of Pharmacy is committed to increasing diversity in all of its forms, equity in our policies and practices, and fostering an inclusive climate ( To highlight the applicant’s commitment to diversity, a statement describing how the applicant has worked, or would work, to create lab and classroom environments that are welcoming, inclusive, and increasingly diverse should also be submitted (1 page). Please submit all application materials to:  Review of applications will begin on October 1.


Please direct inquires to Grey Hendry, Department of Medicinal Chemistry: 734-647-8429 or


The Department of Medicinal Chemistry, the College of Pharmacy, and the University of Michigan seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve our diverse constituents, and to maintain the excellence of the Department, College, and University. The University of Michigan, NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant awardee, is supportive of the needs of dual career couples, and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. It is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status.


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