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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

Current research in the lab of Dr. Lopatin is focused on understanding the mechanisms of remodeling of cardiac t-tubules using molecular, genetic, electrophysiological and other approaches. Informal inquiries about this position can be directed to Dr. Anatoli Lopatin at alopatin@umich.edu

Responsibilities*

Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, work with mice (breeding, tagging, genotyping, experiments involving surgical procedures etc) and cell cultures, preparation of isolated cardiomyocytes, basic molecular biological work (PCR, DNA gel analysis, immunolabeling) as well as general lab management (ordering, maintaining lab supplies, handling chemical and other databases etc).

Required Qualifications*

Res Lab Tech Intermediate: 
Bachelor degree in biological or other relevant field of science with strong relevant educational background and 1-3 years experience working in a research lab environment required. Willingness and ability to learn new technologies and apply academic knowledge to master them. Basic computer skills and familiarity with PC (Windows) are required.

Res Lab Tech Associate:
Bachelor degree in biological or other relevant field of science with strong relevant educational background and 0-1 year experience working in a research lab environment required. Willingness and ability to learn new technologies and apply academic knowledge to master them. Basic computer skills and familiarity with PC (Windows) are required.

Work Schedule

M-F days with some nights and weekends

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.