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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

We are seeking a dedicated individual to join our laboratory team, to contribute to a project focused on understanding the cellular basis of bipolar disorder using human pluripotent stem cells.


Daily duties would include assisting, participating in and overseeing bench-side research (including, but not limited to: culture and manipulation of human pluripotent stem cells, tissue fixation and processing, light microscopy, pcr and western blotting, as well as data recording).  This position will also include laboratory organization and ordering of supplies.


Required Qualifications*

The applicant should have an Bachelor’s degree in a science related field and 2-3 years of experience.

Desired Qualifications*

Ability to work well within a research group, good analytical skills.  Training in molecular and cell biology laboratory techniques.  There is some weekend work.

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.