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Responsible for performing rodent colony operations such as locomotor testing, breeding, weaning, monitoring, determining animal usage, updating online colony records, tracking cage numbers for accounting purposes and performing tissue collection.  Appropriates colony animals to laboratory staff for research purposes and sets up breeding pairs for future generations of animals.  Performs behavioral experiments on rats and mice.  Collects, analyzes and processes laboratory samples.  Assists in data analysis, phenotyping, genotyping, tissue collection, wet lab work, general lab duties, report writing and literature searches.

Required Qualifications*

High Diploma or Associates Degree and 0-1 years of experience is required.  

Desired Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years experience in a laboratory setting and working with rodents.

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.