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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.

Job Summary

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral fellow position in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, in the laboratory of Dr. Malini Raghavan to study mechanism of protein folding in the endoplasmic reticulum. Highly motivated biological scientists with strong publication record and a recent PhD degree are encouraged to apply. Applicants should bring a strong background in cell biology and cell imaging. Please see for recent publications. The Raghavan laboratory, the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, the Medical School, and the University of Michigan combine to offer outstanding training opportunities for scientific development. The position also provides the opportunity to interact with many laboratories that participate in the University of Michigan Protein Folding Diseases initiative. To apply, please send a write-up of research interests, CV and statement of future career goals to Dr. Malini Raghavan ( ). The University of Michigan is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in all its academic and research programs. Ann Arbor offers a vibrant intellectual community for academic and personal growth.

Required Qualifications*

  • A PhD is required

Background Screening

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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.