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Job Summary

Looking for a highly motivated, competent and skilled candidate with expertise and experience in the area of structural biology, biochemistry and computational chemistry to join a laboratory focused on discovery, design and development of bioactive compounds against innovative and challenging targets. The candidate should have expertise in different biophysical and structural methodologies and prior lab experience in X-ray crystallography and computational chemistry is highly preferred.


Responsibilities include construct design, development and optimization of protein purification protocols, purification and characterization of crystallization-grade protein, as well as crystal screening and optimization, structure solution and solving novel structures, and drive drug design workflows. It is expected that the candidate has ability to work independently, as well as to be part of a multidisciplinary team, to collect and tabulate data, publish and present results.

Required Qualifications*

Job Requirements: Ph.D. in Biochemistry or a related field (Biology, Cell Biology, Biotechnology, etc.) and evidence of scholarly ability (record of publication in peer-reviewed journals, etc.) 

Additional Information

PLEASE NOTE: Applications for this position should consist of a single PDF file that includes a Cover Letter, CV and contact information for 3 references. 

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.