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Stroke Epidemiology Faculty Position
University of Michigan

Date Posted Mar. 17, 2023
Title Stroke Epidemiology Faculty Position
University University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Department Department of Neurology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology

The Department of Neurology at The University of Michigan Medical School has an outstanding opportunity for an epidemiologist to join our thriving Stroke Division. The position is at the level of Assistant Professor in the non-tenure seeking Research Track.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in Epidemiology, have completed a post-doc and possess a very strong quantitative and methodological background. The Stroke Division has multiple NIH R01s in epidemiology and health services research. The focus of our research includes health equity, the association of sleep disordered breathing and stroke, end-of-life decision making, bilingualism, brain health, and delivery of acute stroke therapy in populations. We have substantial collaborations with the University of Michigan School of Public Health and other units on campus. The Stroke Neurology faculty are expert mentors with a successful track record of helping junior faculty succeed.

Requirements for Applicants:

  • PhD in Epidemiology, not in a related field
  • Completed post-doctoral experience
  • Strong quantitative and methodological skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong commitment to working with a team of investigators
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.A

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous research work in stroke or health equity
  • Ability/experience teaching students, residents, fellows and junior faculty


  • Provide epidemiologic expertise for on-going and new research studies of the Stroke Program
  • Develop career and independent grant funding
  • Participate in educational activities for students, residents, fellows and junior faculty

Ann Arbor, MI is a family-friendly city well known for its cultural offerings. Ann Arbor is home to the University of Michigan/Michigan Medicine, a leading clinical and research medical facility. It has been ranked highly as a preferred city because of its sporting, music, and active cultural life and welcoming natural setting. The Department of Neurology is a highly ranked academic department with internationally renowned faculty.

To apply, interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV via email to

  • 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 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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Contact Information

  • Amy McKeighan
    Department of Neurology
    University of Michigan
    1500 E. Medical Center Dr.
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109


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