Presidential Postdoc Fellow / Assistant Professor

University of Michigan is delighted to offer a postdoctoral associate position in obesity. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.

Applicants must submit TWO separate applications: one to the U-M President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP) site ( by November 1, 2019 and a second directly to the School of Kinesiology Interfolio site byOctober 1, 2019.

Detailed requirements are listed on the U-M PPFP site; please carefully review the "evaluation and selection" critieria before submitting your applications.

Please direct enquiries about this position to Sue Marsh at

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Should you need any assistancewith the Interfolio application process please contact their support team Monday-Friday 9a-6p EST at:HELP@INTERFOLIO.COMor(877) 997-8807

The University of Michigan School of Kinesiology invites applicants for the U-M Presidential Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP) (http://presidentspostdoc. umich. edu/index. php#). The PPFP and the School of Kinesiology are interested in scholars in the broad field of Kinesiology whose research addresses the needs of groups that have been historically underserved by academic research.

University of Michigan School of Kinesiology views these postdoctoral fellowships as providing an exceptional opportunity to recruit potential new faculty to the university by offering the possibility of either a postdoc alone or a combined postdoc and tenure-track faculty appointment.

In addition to the materials required by the University of Michigan's President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP) site, applicants to Kinesiology must submit the following materials as outlined under "Application Instructions" to Interfolio byOctober 1, 2019. Please note that some of these materials duplicate those to be submitted to the U-M PPFP site.

About the School of Kinesiology and the University of Michigan

The School of Kinesiology focuses on solving complex problems such as obesity, sport-related injuries, creating sustainable and healthy communities, and accelerating business growth and urban redevelopment through sport. The school generates more than $10M in yearly research expenditures, with faculty conducting game-changing research in 20 labs and centers. Kinesiology has more than 1,000 students in 4 undergraduate degree programs, Athletic Training, Applied Exercise Science, Movement Science and Sport Management as well as master's and Ph.D. degree programs in both Movement Science and Sport Management. The Ph.D. program is ranked #3 in the country and Movement Science's track in Intraoperative Neuromonitoring program is the first accredited program of its kind in the world. For more information about Kinesiology, please visit

Founded in 1817, the University of Michigan has a long and distinguished history as one of the first public universities in the nation. It is one of only two public institutions consistently ranked among the nation's top ten universities. The University of Michigan has one of the largest health care complexes in the world and one of the best library systems in the United States. With more than $1 billion in research expenditures annually, the university has the second largest research expenditure among all universities in the nation. The university has an annual general fund budget of more than $2.1 billion and an endowment valued at more than $10.9 billion. The university's prominent athletic programs and outstanding academic programs in medicine, engineering and other related disciplines provide ideal collaborative opportunities for Kinesiology faculty.

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

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


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