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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

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with training/education in biology to serve as research technician for a basic science-oriented laboratory housed in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology.  The laboratory studies basic mechanisms of epithelial differentiation and tissue homeostasis under normal and disease circumstances, and makes extensive use of cell culture and transgenic mouse models. 


The candidate will assume responsibility for managing a sizable portfolio of transgenic mouse lines, for creating and vetting new transgenic models, with a chance to participate in their characterization. The candidate will also assume responsibility for select aspects of daily lab operations. The chosen candidate will join a group of talented scientists and work closely with the PI as well as the senior lab manager.

Required Qualifications*

HS Diploma or Associate's Degree, familiar with and knowledgeable about biological systems, willing to work with mice on a daily basis and possess outstanding organizational skills. Ability to follow protocols carefully and reproducibly and to keep good records is essential. The candidate must enjoy working with a team, be of positive attitude and enjoy teaching/training undergraduates. Previous research experience is a plus.

Research Lab Tech Intermediate: Requires 1-3 years of experience

Research Lab Tech Associate:  Requires 0-1 years of experience

Desired Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree preferred

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

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.

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.