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Job Summary

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral fellow position in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, in the laboratory of Dr. Malini Raghavan to study calreticulin-dependent protein folding in health and disease. Highly motivated biological scientists with strong publication record and a recent PhD degree are encouraged to apply.  Applicants should bring a strong background in mouse genetics and cell biology. Please see for recent publications. The Raghavan laboratory, the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, the Medical School, and the University of Michigan combine to offer outstanding training opportunities for scientific development. The position also provides the opportunity to interact with many laboratories that participate in the University of Michigan Protein Folding Diseases initiative. To apply, please review papers with PMID 27036911 and 26420867 and send a write-up of possible follow up studies, along with your CV and statement of future career goals to Dr. Malini Raghavan ( The University of Michigan is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in all its academic and research programs. Ann Arbor offers a vibrant intellectual community for academic and personal growth.

Required Qualifications*

A PhD is required for this position. 

Background Screening

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Mission Statement

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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.