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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

Postdoctoral fellowships are available for MD, PhD, or MD-PhD-trained individuals in molecular biology and immunology of psoriasis and other chronic inflammatory and autoimmune skin disorders.  Medical students interested in taking at least one year off from their medical training are also welcome to apply.

Responsibilities*

Research in psoriasis and autoimmune disorders will be focused on identification and exploration of novel inflammatory pathways as well as integration of genetic variation on signal transduction, gene expression, transcriptional factor function and binding. Research tools used include IP, ChIP-seq, CRISPR/Cas9 for genome editing, shRNA knock-down approaches, single-cell RNA-sequencing using microfluidic systems to address composition of inflammatory networks, flow cytometry, and RNA-sequencing and microarrays along with bioinformatic approaches.  Opportunities to be involved in clinical and translational research projects are available as well. 

Required Qualifications*

MD, PhD, or MD-PhD 

Desired Qualifications*

Highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills including reliability and teamwork.

Work Schedule

8am to 5pm

Work Locations

6427 Med Sci I

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.