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Job Summary

The Department of Pathology is searching for a Research Associate Temp.  This position is available starting January 2018 for 6 months.


Successful candidate will work as a part of interdisciplinary team involved in discovery of novel cancer therapeutics. The work will include production of recombinant proteins using affinity chromatography and testing the binding of small molecule compounds using NMR and setting crystallization experiments. 

Required Qualifications*

Applicant must have BSc or higher education and extensive experience in expression and purification of recombinant proteins from E. coli and running biochemical assays.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience in biophysical assays would be a plus.  Additional required experience includes: preparation of media and buffers, running SDS page, using chromatographic methods such as ion exchange and size exclusion. 

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.