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.
The laboratory of Sue Hammoud, in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Michigan Medical School, seeks a full-time or part-time Research Laboratory Technician. The lab focuses on understanding genetic and epigenetic programs that guide germ cell development in-vivo and in-vitro . The applicant will provide senior level technical lab support by performing a broad range of complex laboratory and research related tasks. The applicant will be expected to perform routine laboratory maintenance (inventory-keeping, preparation of stocks and buffers, etc.), record-keeping, purchase ordering, and compliance with University of Michigan regulations. He/She will be expected to troubleshoot problems and recommend solutions. Evaluates experiment results using complex statistical and multivariate analysis.
The candidate should have strong written and oral communication skills, maintain detailed and organized lab notebooks and records, and be able to work under deadlines with general guidance. Candidates will be expected to collaboratively contribute to manuscripts, grants and presentations.
A bachelor’s degree in biology, genetics, biochemistry, or a related field, and 2+ years previous experimental laboratory research experience are required. Experience with mice and molecular techniques including PCR, DNA/RNA sample preparation and cloning, as well as basic tissue culture are required. Candidates must have high degree of motivation, and the ability to think and work both independently and collaboratively.
Experience with genomics, immunohistochemistry, chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP), single-cell isolation is highly preferred.
In the application, please include a cover letter stating your research experience, interests, and future career goals, and a CV with references.
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