Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Faculty

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Nov 22, 2021
Position Type

The Division of Rheumatology at the University of Michigan is recruiting clinical and tenure track faculty at the Clinical Instructor, Assistant, Associate, and Professor ranks. We are seeking clinician/educators, clinical investigators, and investigators in basic mechanisms of rheumatic/inflammatory/autoimmune diseases. The Division is a nationally ranked program with exceptional clinical, translational, and basic science research strengths in multiple areas, including SLE, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, anti-phospholipid syndrome, and vasculitis.

As the No. 1 public university in the nation, the University of Michigan offers unmatched research infrastructure and resources, a strong culture of innovation, a tradition of interdepartmental collaborations, and deep commitment to cross-disciplinary research.

Building on these strengths, we are seeking faculty in these areas:
1. Rheumatologist clinician-educators with a primary focus on clinical care and teaching.
2. Clinical investigators in the health service research, and/or experimental therapeutics in rheumatic and autoimmune diseases.
3. Physician-scientists interested in fundamental understanding of rheumatic diseases.

The University of Michigan’s Department of Internal Medicine Division of Rheumatology provides over 32,000 patient visits per year in 4 different locations in, and surrounding, scenic and culturally diverse Ann Arbor. With over 40 faculty members (tenure, clinical, and research track) and a robust clinical fellowship program with 8 fellows as well as a long-established T32, we endeavor to uphold the tripartite mission and to provide the best rheumatological care available anywhere. Our purpose is to improve lives through curing, treating, and preventing rheumatologic disease. 

Additional Information
Required qualifications include MD or equivalent, ability to obtain MI Medical License, ABIM certification in Rheumatology. Academic clinical experience with or without active research programs in rheumatology. Evidence of clinical competence and competence in clinical and didactic teaching is expected.

The ideal candidate will possess the right combination of clinical expertise, leadership, and communication skills to compliment and build our division while enhancing the patient and faculty/staff experience to the highest levels. Successful candidates will embrace innovation in clinical care as we prepare for care delivery models that are required for a better future. 

This position is posted as Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor as well as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor. The rank of the selected candidate will depend on qualifications. Candidates seeking part-time appointments will also be considered.

How to Apply
Qualified applicants should e-mail their curriculum vitae along with a 1-page letter of interest to Division Chief John Varga, MD, at: UMRheumatology@umich.edu

Mission Statement
The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology at the University of Michigan is dedicated to improving lives through curing, preventing, and treating rheumatological disease. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation, and integrity.

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U-M EEO/AA Statement
Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the university. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected Veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Internal Medicine – Rheumatology, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or Veteran status. The University of Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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