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How to Apply

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.

Responsibilities*

The candidates will be responsible for carrying out in vivo and in vitro physiology/pharmacology experiments in rodent models of metabolic disorders. He/she will be accountable for evaluating metabolic phenotypes in these models, specifically for assessment of whole body and organ insulin sensitivity using euglycemic- hyperinsulinemic clamp with 3H- and 14C- labeled tracers. The candidates should have hands-on experience and expertise in in vivo physiology/pharmacology and in handling of rodents in particular, including microsurgery and intravascular infusion in conscious mice and/or rats. The candidate will analyze scientific results, provide oral and written reports.

Required Qualifications*

BS or MS degree in physiology, pharmacology, molecular and cellular biology, or related discipline; strong work ethic, excellent oral and written communication, and ability to ultimately work with minimal supervision in an organized fashion are essential. Capacity to work collaboratively with investigators in a multidisciplinary academic setting is critical. Some occasional weekend work will be required.

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 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.