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Job Summary

This new hire will conduct basic research using mouse and human cells into mechanisms of genomic instability, specifically copy number variants, under replication and transcription stress.

Responsibilities*

  • Develop, design and conduct complex research experiments
  • Implement research methods, identify problems, find and implement solutions
  • Train other users in procedures and use of equipment
  • Collaborate with supervisor in development of research directions
  • Present research results to laboratory colleagues
  • Co-author research publications
  • Read scientific literature to understand research field and experiments
  • Assist with laboratory safety, equipment maintenance and ordering

Required Qualifications*

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the biological or health sciences and at least one year of research laboratory experience. This experience should be in an area of relevance to the project, such as molecular biology, molecular genetics, genomics or bioinformatics, and must include a documented ability to proficiently execute routine laboratory techniques. A strong motivation in advancing laboratory and research skills to become a core member of a research team is also essential.

Desired Qualifications*

Desired additional qualifications include (i) experience and a strong abiding interest in molecular genetic mechanisms of genomic instability, (ii) specific research experience with molecular mechanisms of DNA repair, replication and/or transcription, (iii) experience with bioinformatics and the processing of large-scale genomic data.

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.