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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 nutritional biochemistry laboratory has an open position for a research laboratory technician associate with at least 1-2 years biology research experience working with transgenic mouse genotyping, dissection techniques and mouse colony maintenance, as well as cell cultures and proetin purification.  This appointment will work 20-30 hours/week until completion of job.


1) Manage record keeping and husbandry of transgenic mouse colony including genotyping

2) Perform rodent dissections

3) Western blotting, Q-PCR

4) Maintain lab supplies and stocks

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree in biology/physiology/biochemistry.

1-2 years of laboratory experience.

Experience working with genetically modified mouse models.

Ability to organize data into publication and presentation format.

Ability to work independently and with initiative.

Desired Qualifications*

Degree or background in biology/physiology/biochemistry.

Knowledge of laboratory management.

Strong interpersonal and communication (oral & written) skills.

Ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently with minimal supervision.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.