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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

The available position is within the Diabetes Center at the University of Michigan.


  • The candidate will be expected to have extensive expertise in mouse handling/husbandry, colony management (with database expertise), and PCR genotyping experience.
  • The candidate will be expected to organize and handle a robust mouse colony and assist laboratory members with physiologic studies as well as organizing study design.
  •  The candidate would also have opportunities for lab leadership responsibilities, including protocol and study design as well as undergraduate training opportunities per their interest and performance.

Required Qualifications*

Research Tech Senior Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and 1-2 years experience required

Research Tech Intermediate Required Qualifications:
High School Diploma or Associates Degree and 1-3 years experience required.

Desired Qualifications*

A graduate degree (masters/Ph.D.) is preferred
Any background expertise in diabetes and/or pancreatic beta cell biology would be a welcome.
Expertise in physiologic assays and immunohistochemical procedures is highly welcome.

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.

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.