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Please forward a cover letter, an updated CV, and the names and contact information of 3 references to:

Joseph Holoshitz, MD

Professor of Internal Medicine

University of Michigan School of Medicine

5520 MSRB1

1150 W. Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI



Job Summary

Dr. Holoshitz’ laboratory seeks applications from talented candidates for a post-doctoral position in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.  The individual will carry out funded research projects related to new mechanism of MHC-disease association.  Approaches include transcriptomics, immunology, cell biology, proteomics, biochemistry, mouse models.  The selected candidate will have opportunity to select and develop specific projects, acquire new skills, participate in seminars and other academic activities, including presenting at national conferences.

Representative publications:

Arthritis Rheumatol. 67:2061-70, 2015

Arthritis Res Ther. 18:161, 2016

Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Dis. 2 (2), 2016

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 15:4755, 2018

Required Qualifications*

  • PhD and/or MD in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, genetics, or related field
  • Working knowledge of immunology, arthritis models, signal transduction, transcriptomocs and protein chemistry
  • Ability to work collaboratively with individuals from different backgrounds
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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

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.

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.