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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.

Job Summary

This position involves supporting human subjects and animal research in a Biomedical Engineering lab that investigates microelectronic technology to treat blindness.   Be able to assist clinicians, scientists, and graduate students who are conducting research as well as have the opportunity to lead their own research project in addition to providing support.


Conduct human subjects research including writing, editing, and maintaining IRB protocols; enrolling and consenting human subjects; conducting ophthalmic tests or arranging ophthalmic tests on subjects; conducting experiments in accordance with written protocols; data analysis; following human subjects guidelines including privacy rules; assisting with animal research protocols; assisting with maintaining lab records and protocols.

Required Qualifications*

A successful applicant will have a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering or equivalent.  Have experience with ophthalmic and human subjects’ research.  Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.  

Desired Qualifications*

Experience with Biomedical Engineering research, experience with IRB protocol writing and editing.

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.