Seeking nominations for Associate Deans for Research in the Medical School

December 9, 2019

Chief Scientific Officer Steven Kunkel, Ph.D., recently announced the search to fill two associate dean for research positions for the U-M Medical School Office of Research.

Both of these positions will report to Dr. Kunkel, and will participate in shaping the broader vision for the Medical School research mission, as well as advising on enterprise-wide policies, procedures, and operations. In partnership with other members of the Medical School Office of Research leadership team, the associate deans will work collaboratively to catalyze, support, and safeguard the research enterprise. Each appointment is up to 50% effort. CLICK HERE for full position descriptions.

“The University of Michigan is once again the #1 public university in research volume in the country, at $1.62 billion. The Medical School accounts for 43% of those expenditures,” notes Dr. Kunkel. “The associate deans will help ensure that we remain a premier, research-intensive academic medical center that continues to create transformative knowledge that advances science and improves health.”

Applicants must submit a cover letter expressing their interest and qualifications addressed to the attention of Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D., Executive Vice Dean for Research. The cover letter should be attached as the first page of the applicant’s current C.V. Please submit a single PDF electronically to by 5:00 PM, January 13, 2020.