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How to Apply

Please include a cover letter stating your research experience, interests and future plans along with a CV.

Job Summary

We are seeking a highly-motivated individual to join our research teams.  The research is focused on studying the molecular mechanisms underlying genome instability and cancer predisposition. This is an excellent position for a recent graduate who would like to gain research experience in collaborative environment.


  • Assisting and participating in bench-side research, including cellular, molecular and genetic experiments
  • The individual will learn and perform general molecular biology techniques, cell culture, genotyping, tumor monitoring and analysis, flow cytometry and microscopy.
  • General laboratory management and organization, ordering of supplies
  • Maintaining compliance with safety and animal care regulations.

Required Qualifications*

BA/BS in biology, genetics or a related field and related laboratory research experience (which may be at the undergraduate level) is required.  

Desired Qualifications*

The applicant is expected to be able to work well within a research group and have excellent communication skills.  The individual should also have strong organizational skills and be meticulous in record keeping.

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.