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How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply by sending  a letter of interest and CV to Dr. Analisa DiFeo in Pathology,  adifeo@med.umich.edu as well as through this site.  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

A postdoctoral position is available immediately for highly-motivated and passionate individuals interested in studying gynecological cancers.  The candidate should have familiarity with performing functional cell-based screens for identifying genetic factors that are involved in cancer initiation, progression and drug response.

Required Qualifications*

The candidate must have a PhD or MD-PhD in a biological science or cancer biology and must a possess excellent writing and verbal skills in order to be considered for the position.  Experience working with mice, proficiency in cellular and molecular biology, and a solid background in tumor biology, miRNA and or molecular biology are preferred.  Ability to perform high throughput data analyses is a plus.  Candidates are expected to conduct research independently under the supervision of the PI.  Most importantly, candidates must be able to mentor and pilot graduate students, assist in the scientific direction of various projects, write research proposals, prepare manuscripts, and propose new projects as the research dictates.

Background Screening

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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.