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Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter together as a single electronic document. 

Job Summary

The candidate will undertake an independent biomedical research project. The candidate will also provide lab administrative and technical support. This is a term limited position.  Position availability beyond August 2019 is subject to laboratory funding status.

Responsibilities*

Research (80%): Assist with the design and execution of experiments, including acquiring knowledge of the related literature. Analyses of results of experiments using customized software and common graphing and statistical software. Discussions of experimental results. Presentations of research findings and journal articles at lab meetings, meetings with other research groups and poster sessions. Preparation of manuscripts relating to research findings.

Lab Assistance (20%): Study coordinator for human subjects research. Maintenance of lab inventories. Assistance with regulatory compliance including overseeing lab safety and animal protocols.

Required Qualifications*

BS or MS in biological sciences, and 1 year research experience working in the biological sciences.  Basic proficiency in mouse biology, molecular biological techniques and cell culture. Strong motivation for research, learning and advancing science. Strong written and verbal communication skills, and sharp attention to detail. Ability to think critically and trouble-shoot effectively. Willingness and ability to follow instructions, and work as part of a team. 

Desired Qualifications*

Bachelors or Masters Degree with undergraduate classes in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, genetics and Immunology.

Additional Information

Environment

The Medical School and the University of Michigan combine to offer outstanding training opportunities for scientific development. Ann Arbor offers a vibrant intellectual community for academic and personal growth. The University of Michigan is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in all its academic and research programs.

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.

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.