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Job Summary

A position is open for a talented postdoctoral fellow who is interested in developmental biology, stem cells and bioinformatics.  The project will utilize both Zebrafish and human cells to develop a molecular understanding of neural crest stem cell biology using cutting edge molecular tools and bioinformatics analyses. The successful applicant will have earned a Ph.D. in a molecular biology-related field, and have broad experience in molecular genetics and cell biology techniques with an aptitude for computational work.
 

Responsibilities*

Basic (bench), translational and clinic research, including histology and statistics

Ability to formulate testable hypothesis, design and execute experiments

Work independently and with other lab members as a collaborative team

Excellent organizational skills

Use of molecular biology techniques

Prepare and maintain laboratory stock and supplies

Required Qualifications*

Ph.D. in molecular biology-related field
Experience with cellular and molecular biology techniques
Basic background in statistics
Excellent writing and oral communication skills

Desired Qualifications*

Laboratory experience
Strong molecular biology skill set including tissue culture, molecular cloning, western blotting, Q-PCR
Experience with tissue sectioning
Experience with Zebrafish

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Mission Statement

The Kellogg Eye Center seeks to improve lives through curing, preventing and treating eye disease. 

Guiding Principles: Teamwork, Caring, Innovation, and Integrity

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.