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How to Apply

Applications addressed to Dr. Alon Kahana and Dr. Max Wicha should include a CV and cover letter stating your interest and relevant background.

Job Summary

A position is open immediately for up to two talented postdoctoral fellows who are interested in stem cells, tissue regeneration, cancer biology and bioinformatics. the project will utilize both zebrafish and human cells to develop a molecular understanding of "stemness' and its role in cancer using cutting edge molecular tools and bioinformatics analyses. the successful applicant will have earned a Ph.D. (or in the final stages of defending) in a molecular biology-related field, and have broad experience in molecular genetics and cell biology techniques and an aptitude for computational work. A background in zebrafish biology would be a significant plus, but training is also available. Significant funding has become available for the project, and the position will be filled ASAP.


  • Work independently and with other lab members as a collaborative research team
  • Use of molecular biology techniques
  • Prepare and maintain laboratory stocks and supplies

Required Qualifications*

  • PhD. in molecular biology-related field
  • Experience with cellular and molecular biology techniques
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills

Desired Qualifications*

  • Laboratory experience
  • Experience with microscopy
  • Experience with tissue sectioning
  • Experience with zebrafish

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.