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Responsibilities*

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow with an interest in trauma research to join our laboratory at the University of Michigan. Research will involve developing novel treatment strategies for hemorrhagic shock and traumatic brain injury, and to investigate the mechanisms. The fellow will work on independent projects as well as assisting in ongoing lab work. They will work alongside other post-docs, students and faculty. Duties will include performance of various bench assays, working with large and small animal models, analyzing data, writing manuscripts, completing regulatory paperwork, and generating progress reports. Preference would be given to individuals who have an interest in, and some experience in writing grant proposals.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates must have MD, PhD or equivalent doctoral degrees and have a demonstrated publication record of first-author contributions in one or more relevant scientific fields. The candidate must be comfortable functioning independently as well as in a team setting with students and faculty. They must be willing and able to work with small and large animal models. Laboratory skills required are, Western Blotting, immunoprecipitation, Immunohistochemistry, ELISA, RT-PCR, Cloning, immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, cell culture techniques. Excellent written/oral communication skills; ability to articulate complex technical issues are effectively demonstrated by relevant peer-reviewed publications, thesis and/or grant proposals. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce at the University of Michigan as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the University, and to offer our Research Fellows richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Desired Qualifications*

Prior experience in trauma research and/or molecular cellular biology is preferred. Experience with swine and rodent models is highly desirable.

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.

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

University Human Resources seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.