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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 searching for a highly-motivated individual for a Temporary Research Technician position in a research laboratory in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology. Our laboratory uses mouse models and cell and molecular biology approaches to study the mechanisms of platelet and megakaryocyte functions in various hematological disorders. The candidate’s primary role may include general laboratory management of ordering, inventory and housekeeping, maintenance of mouse colony and PCR-based genotyping and conduct experiments associated with ongoing projects including tissue culture, flow cytometry, histology and immunoblotting. This is an entry level position with a temporary term of 6 -12 months, with the possibility of extension.


  • General laboratory management of ordering, inventory and housekeeping.
  • Maintenance of mouse colony and PCR-based genotyping.
  • Experiments associated with ongoing projects to include tissue culture techniques, flow cytometry and molecular biology techniques.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in biological science with 1-2 years of experience in a research laboratory. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.  

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.