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In the application, please include a cover letter stating your research experience, interests, and future career goals, and a CV with references.

Job Summary

The laboratory of Sue Hammoud, in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Michigan Medical School, seeks a research technician. The lab focuses on understanding genetic and epigenetic programs that guide germ cell development in-vivo and in-vitro. The applicant will help in maintaining mouse colony, genotyping, making solutions, perform westerns, and learn to do immunostaining. The applicant will be working both with mice and tissue culture. In addition, candidates will be expected to perform routine laboratory maintenance (inventory-keeping, preparation of stocks and buffers, etc.), recordkeeping, and compliance with University of Michigan regulations.

The candidate should have strong written and oral communication skills, maintain detailed and organized lab notebooks and records, and be able to work under deadlines with general guidance. Candidates will be expected to collaboratively contribute to manuscripts, grants and presentations. 

Required Qualifications*

  • Prior mouse research experience is required. 
  • Candidates must have high degree of motivation, and the ability to think and work both independently and collaboratively.
  • High school diploma or associate's degree

Desired Qualifications*

  • Bachelor of Science degree preferred.
  • Experience with mice and molecular techniques including PCR, DNA/RNA sample preparation and cloning, as well as basic tissue culture is highly 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.