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Job Summary

The Michigan Center for Translational Pathology is looking for a temporary Research Assistant I to conduct experiments on several cancer-related research projects.


• Conduct experiments and analysis on several cancer-related research projects.

• Managing tissue cultures and compound IC50 calculation

• Perform basic molecular biology experiments such as DNA/RNA/protein isolation, qPCR, western blotting.

• Maintain research records

Required Qualifications*

• Basic cell and molecular biology background.
• Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
• Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
• Ability and willingness to learn and implement novel experimental techniques.
• Knowledge and understanding of laboratory safety and ability to work carefully with potentially harmful agents.

Desired Qualifications*

• 1 year of research lab experience.

Work Schedule

Flexible schedule 10-18 hours per week.

Work Locations

5110 CCC

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine 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

Michigan Medicine 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 three 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.