Faculty Positions


The LSI recruits faculty who will complement and enhance the institute's overall research program and culture. Recruitment is done in partnership with other university schools and colleges. LSI faculty hold joint appointments at the institute and in tenure-granting academic departments. 


  • The Natural Products Biosciences Initiative program is currently seeking outstanding discovery scientists to fill two faculty positions: one at the rank of Assistant Professor, and one at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level. Applications are due by September 30, 2021. Learn more and apply.
  • The Cryo-EM Biosciences Initiative program is currently seeking candidates with expertise in correlative light and electron microscopy (CLEM) for a faculty position at the assistant professor level. Learn more and apply.

Postdoctoral Fellows


The LSI is always looking for postdoctoral researchers who demonstrate extraordinary promise. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Contact individual labs of interest for more information.


Graduate & Undergraduate Students 


Interested in working in an LSI lab? Students are encouraged to spend some time exploring the LSI website and contacting individual labs of interest for more information.


Undergraduate students are also encouraged to contact the U-M Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP).


Administrative and Research Staff Positions


View current openings on the U-M careers site.


Other Opportunities for Students


View our educational programs and initiatives to learn about summer internships, fellowships and other opportunities.