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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


  • Design instrumentation, theoretical models, equipment or other vehicles for data gathering or analysis
  • Investigate, modify and apply new procedures, techniques or application of technology, integrating new findings in field of study
  • Design and perform experiments on genetics and molecular analysis of mutant mice
  • Maintain an active mouse colony, including breeding, tagging/tailing, and genotyping mice
  • Design and apply scientific and numerical models in research
  • Has oversight for development of data collection and instruments
  • Monitor integrity of data collection and use of protocols and procedures
  • Review and critique reports and analysis of other researchers and conduct ongoing, periodic and final analysis of data using specialized techniques and programming
  • Write and collaborate with other researchers on manuscripts, abstracts, technical reports and other publications of research findings
  • Collaborate with other researchers on long-range plan for overall research project acting as expert in specialized area
  • Lead research and project committees
  • Coordinate the analysis of research findings and prepare detailed summaries for submissions to sponsoring agencies
  • Supervise and review the work of undergraduate and graduate students and instruct in methods and procedures necessary to achieve desired goals
  • Present data in local and national meetings
  • Assure compliance with affirmative action and safety programs
  • Analyze, compare and evaluate various courses of action regarding research experiments with the authority to make independent decisions

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in a recognized field of science related to the position
  • Four to five years of related research experience 
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and/or train students, junior laboratory personnel in laboratory techniques and/or protocols
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of our team
  • Excellent attendance, ability to prioritize appropriately and exercise good judgment  
  • Advanced data management and programming skills

Evidence of qualifications is provided through performance reviews, personal interview and/or reference checks


Desired Qualifications*

  • Master's or Doctoral Degree in a Biomedical Science related field
  • Demonstrated management experience of professional and support staff
  • Familiarity with University research administration, policies and procedures

Evidence of qualifications is provided through performance reviews, personal interview and/or reference checks

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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