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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

Seeking a post-doctoral researcher with interest in cancer stem cell research to begin work in early 2018. Our preclinical work is focused on therapeutic targeting of cancer stem cells in breast cancer, with specific interest in inflammation and DNA repair. Studies are conducted using breast cancer cell lines and patient-derived cells both in vitro and in murine models.

Required Qualifications*

An M.D. and/or Ph.D. in a biological science discipline is required.  Candidates are expected to conduct research independently under the supervision of the PI, including independently planning, designing, and completing research studies. Applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and be able to prepare initial drafts of scientific manuscripts.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience with mice, proficiency in cellular/molecular biology techniques, and a solid background in molecular biology/biochemistry, tumor biology and/or immunology are preferred.

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.