Faculty Opportunities


Website: https://mitrac.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1913323


Kickstart Awards are a part of the MTRAC for Life Sciences Innovation Hub - a statewide program that accelerates the transfer of technologies from Michigan's institutions of higher education to the private sector for commercialization.


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Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases

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Science and Technology and other Research and Development

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          Since 1976, the Rita Allen Foundation has awarded millions of dollars in grants to early-career biomedical scholars. These grants allow them to establish labs and pursue research directions with above-average risk and promise.


Welcome to the Proposal Submission Process for the Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization for Life Sciences (MTRAC) Hub. MTRAC Life Sciences provides resources to support translational projects in the life sciences with high commercial potential. MTRAC Life Sciences is administered by Innovation Partnerships and Fast Forward Medical Innovation at the University of Michigan, with generous sponsorship from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.


LSA Community-Engaged Course Development Grants, funded by the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and administered by the Ginsberg Center, offer up to $1500 to support new and ongoing community-engaged courses.

These Course Development Grants are open to all LSA tenured and tenure-track faculty; clinical instructional faculty; and lecturers who teach on the Ann Arbor campus and who have continuing appointments and course development responsibilities. 


Internal Submission Deadline:
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Internal Submission Deadline:
Monday, May 15, 2023

Are you eager to make an impact with your research? Do you want to learn what it takes to develop competitive grant proposals and become a successfully funded faculty researcher? 

The U-M Medical School Office of Research is currently accepting applications for the 2023-24 Cohort of its R01 Boot Camp program. 

Applications for both mentees and coaches are due on Monday, May 15, 2023.


On May 27, 2020, the University of Michigan and healthcare investment firm Deerfield Management entered into an agreement to partner in the development and commercialization of therapeutic projects that hold promise in solving unmet medical needs. Deerfield has created a company named Great Lakes Discovery through which it will work with the University of Michigan, and committed up to $130 million over the next decade to invest in biomedical research at U-M with the aim of developing potentially life-saving drugs and disease treatments.

Faculty, Postdoctoral

Apply by Aug 30, 2022

Bayer Consumer Health are seeking submission of:

Bayer is a global enterprise and a leader in Consumer Health with over 170 consumer health brands in its innovative global portfolio. Bayer Consumer Health is seeking biome-targeted solutions in the following areas:

Faculty, Postdoctoral

Closes: 22nd Aug 2022

Mars Petcare is a leading provider of high quality, science‑backed nutrition and therapeutic health products. Through comprehensive veterinary care, nutrition, breakthrough programs in diagnostics, wearable health monitoring, DNA testing and pet welfare, their 100,000 Petcare Associates help pets in more than 130 countries.