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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

Two positions at the postdoctoral fellow level are available in a highly dynamic interdisciplinary laboratory:



These research projects involve stem cells, immune cells, regulatory factors, and three-dimensional tissue regeneration in animal models. The projects are NIH-supported and in the areas of cardiovascular and orthopedic tissue regeneration. Successful candidates will be highly motivated individuals with strong research capabilities. The candidates have to be able to design and carry out experiments substantially independently. The researchers will also assist the PI to train new lab members, manage lab equipment and inventories, and write research manuscripts and documents.



The candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in biochemistry/molecular biology, life science, bioengineering/biotechnology or a closely related discipline. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are required. A strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals is desired. Research experience in animal surgery is not required but considered a plus.

Work Locations

This position is located at the School of Dentistry at 1011 N. University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078. 

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mission Statement

MDentistry: advancing health through education, service, research and discovery.

MDentistry Core Values: Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Responsibility, Trust, Creativity, and Inclusion.

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future. The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:

  • Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.
  • Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

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.