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Job Summary

Seeking a highly motivated laboratory technician to join a diverse lab focused on molecular techniques in neuroscience. 


This job will require supporting pre-existing experiments that may include cryosectioning both human and rodent brain tissue with subsequent in situ hybridization, immunohistochemistry and/or classical histological staining methods. Implementation of radioactive S35-labeled cRNA riboprobes as well as RT-PCR methods for quantitative analysis. Assist with the organization and maintenance of the laboratory while ensuring general lab safety, compliance and additional laboratory support as needed.

Required Qualifications*

  • Assoc Degree and 1-3 years experience required. 

Desired Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Technically meticulous and highly organized team player
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ethical behavior, good judgment and common sense
  • Proficiency in sterile techniques, molecular biological techniques, basic microbiological skills as well as general lab techniques.
  • Willingness to learn established protocols

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.