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How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a letter briefly stating their research experience and future interests, CV, and contact information for three references to jacobmu@umich.edu.

Job Summary

A postdoctoral position is available in the Mueller lab at the University of Michigan.  The postdoc will characterize the function of large sex chromosome palindromes and their associated genes using recently developed technologies in molecular biology and genetics.  The postdoctoral researcher will be encouraged to develop their own independent research program using a plethora of resources available.  Individuals with a broad range of backgrounds in biology are welcome to apply, as our lab has interests in the fields of genetics/genomics, molecular evolution, reproductive biology, and development biology.  The University of Michigan Medical School has a long history of excellence in genetics and supportive working environment. 

Responsibilities*

Pursue full-time research into molecular mechanisms of sex chromosome palindromes and their associated genes; read relevant scientific literature in depth; attend seminars and participate in joint lab meetings with other groups in Human Genetics; prepare manuscripts for publication and present research at national meetings. 

Required Qualifications*

A Ph.D. in biology or a related scientific field is required.  The candidate should be able to lead their own independent research project, have strong verbal and written communication skills, and be driven by intellectual curiosity.

Desired Qualifications*

Previous background in genetics, reproduction, molecular biology or evolution is preferred. 

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.