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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.

Interested individuals should send CV/resume and contact information for 2-3 references to Drs. Asma Nusrat and Charles Parkos, University of Michigan:

Dr. Asma Nusrat: 
Dr. Charles Parkso:

Job Summary

Opportunities exist for cutting-edge research projects in the areas of health and disease associated with cross talk between immune cells, microbes and the intestinal barrier. State of the art approaches using molecular biochemistry,  knockout mouse models under normal and germ free conditions, cell lines, purified leukocytes and ex-vivo organoids generated from stem cells are being employed to investigate fundamental mechanisms regulating mucosal barrier function, leukocyte trafficking,  cell proliferation, migration  and wound repair in the gastrointestinal tract. Our studies have recently resulted in new patent applications and high impact, translationally relevant publications.


Successful candidates will become part of a highly productive and collaborative team of junior and senior investigators in a modern, interconnected laboratory space. Within the group, there is a strong commitment to mentorship and an excellent track record of success for both academic and industrial career track oriented individuals.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D., preference will be given to individuals with expertise in molecular/cell biology, protein biochemistry of eukaryotic systems and mucosal immunology. Proficiency in English and strong communication skills are necessary.

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.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

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.