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Job Summary

Postdoctoral positions are available for scientists interested in studying the biology of aging.  Projects include 1) studying cell non-autonomous signaling pathways that lead to improved health and longevity, 2) elucidating the mechanism of a key proteins that regulate aging, and 3) studying post-translational modifications that regulate stress resistance and longevity.  Other projects studying the role of stress response/stress resistance in aging are also available.  

Responsibilities*

-    Direct your own independent project(s) within the framework of the lab
-    Help train graduate and undergraduate researchers
-    Develop and test hypotheses related to the biology of aging

Required Qualifications*

-    Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degrees in life science disciplines.
-    Should be able to work independently as well as in a collaborative team.
-    Have good written and communication skills

Desired Qualifications*

-    Nematode experience is useful, but not necessary, as cell and mouse projects are available

Background Screening

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.