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Job Summary

A postdoctoral research fellowship is available to study the links between skin bacterial colonization and cutaneous inflammation in autoimmune diseases in a productive laboratory at the University of Michigan.


The applicant is expected to be well versed in molecular biology and immunological techniques. Previous work with primary cell culture is recommended. Skills including flow cytometry, bacterial culture, transfection, and immunofluorescence microscopy are expected. Molecular biology techniques such as PCR, RNA manipulation, Western Blotting, ELISA and cloning are also required.

Required Qualifications*

Successful candidates must hold a PhD in immunology, molecular basis of disease, microbiology or equivalent. Applicants with an MD and the above skill sets would also be considered. Applicants must be within1-2 years from their terminal degree.

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.