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Responsibilities*

Assist PI with development, design and implementation of research aimed at identifying molecular mechanisms underlying zebrafish and mouse optic nerve and retina regeneration.  Analyze and interpret data.  Help write research manuscripts and grants.
Maintain lab stocks and assist with the ordering of laboratory supplies.  Maintain laboratory animal records, UCUCA and OSEH compliance.  Responsible for oversight of day-to-day operation of laboratory. 
Help in orientation of new personnel to lab and ensure lab training.  Train new personnel in standard lab protocols.  Help PI direct and supervise graduate and undergraduate student researchers.  Assist PI in supervising the activities of the fish room facility.

Required Qualifications*

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

Desired Qualifications*

Minimum requirement is an M.S. degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Cell Biology or related discipline.  At least 5 years experience using zebrafish and mice as experimental models.  At least 5 yrs experience in using the techniques of molecular and cellular biology that is documented with research publications.  Must be a responsible, well-organized and confident scientist that communicates clearly and is able to work as part of a team.

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.