Assistant/Associate Professor in Exercise and Oncology

University of Michigan
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan (U-M) invites applications and nominations for an Assistant or Associate Professor position specializing in exercise and oncology. Candidates will be expected to maintain a robust, ongoing research program, secure and sustain extramural funding for an active research program at the U-M, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and conduct effective mentoring of trainees at the undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral levels in the cross-cutting area of exercise oncology.  

Requirements include a doctoral (Ph.D) degree, a record of performing cutting-edge research and producing high-impact scientific publications, and demonstrated potential to secure research funding and teach on topics related to exercise and cancer.

The School of Kinesiology is one of 19 degree granting academic units on the U-M campus with 31 tenure-track faculty and approximately 1000 students. In Fall 2020, the National Academy of Kinesiology ranked the School of Kinesiology at the U-M as the #1 Kinesiology program in the US. In addition to the many exciting opportunities within the School of Kinesiology, the School has a strong record of successful partnering with other academic units within the University - consistent with the U-M culture of the University of Michigan that highly values innovation across disciplines. Support from the U-M’s Rogel Cancer Center for this open faculty position provides an outstanding example of cross-campus collaboration. For more information on the school and its four programs, please see 

For a complete posting description and application instructions visit:  For best consideration please apply by October 15, 2021. For detail on our separate, concurrent search for a more senior-level faculty position at the Professor or advanced Associate Professor level, please visit

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website.  


The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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