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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

The successful candidate will be part of an NIH funded core facility that include protein identification and cell imaging core. The successful candidate will help with training of core member investigators in tissue processing, cryosectioning and immunostaining in addition to maintaining a database of core reagents including core mouse models and electronic calendar of core member use. This position offers unique opportunities for ambitious individuals to interact with a diverse core users including faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students.


Serves as a technical resource for University of Michigan Center for Gastrointestinal Research Core member investigators and assists with the day to day organization of the core. Trains research staff in tissue processing, cryosectioning, immunostaining and laser capture microdissection. Oversees quality assurance and maintains database of reagents, equipment and member core use. While experience in confocal and electron microscopy is not essential these skills are preferred.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in a biological science area or equivalent. 1 to 3 years related experience is required. Preference will be given to candidates with proficiency in English, strong work ethic, communication and computer skills, ability to organize and keep records, as well as the ability to multitask and work efficiently with multiple individuals.

Desired Qualifications*

Master’s degree is preferred. Proficiency with word processing, power point and spreadsheet software programs is desired. Willingness to occasionally work unconventional hours to meet deadlines.

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.