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Job Summary

Our lab is primarily focused on the study of cardiovascular disease genetics. Our lab uses a variety of approaches to yield biological insight into the underlying causes of cardiovascular disease.  These approaches include the development of new statistical analysis methods, collection of new genetic data, meta-analysis across cohorts, and the downstream analysis of existing GWAS data.  


  • Responsible for performing statistical genetics including the statistical analyses for large, complex datasets. Analysts in our lab have proficiency in a related programming language (R, python, C++, etc.) and will be involved in analyzing large, complex genetic datasets.  
  • Works directly with the PI to develop and implement the research plan and development of research goals.
  • Responsible for conduct and support of research projects functioning as a specialist on one or more phases of the project(s); Works with the PI to develop the necessary models for analyzing data.  Function as subject specialist, needing little direction or review of work.
  • Expected to write portions of research proposals or manuscripts.  Expected to act as a liaison with external collaborators to acquire data and share research information.
  • Expected to make formal presentations of research findings.
  • Expected to take a leadership position and make decisions about the direction of the research work.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s Degree is required.  4-5 years of experience in a related field.  

Desired Qualifications*

Doctoral Degree in field of expertise or Master’s Degree and equivalent experience.

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.