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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.  Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references (name/contact info) to Joerg Waldhaus, Ph.D.;

Job Summary

Seeking a highly motivated individual for a full-time position as cell biologist with knowledge in development and regenerative Biology.  This position involves flow sorting and molecular characterization of cells isolated from the mouse inner ear.


Assist the Principal Investigator in resolving molecular mechanisms of hair cell regeneration in the mouse inner ear.  Methods applied will include flow sorting, single cell RNAseq, histology and confocal microscopy.

Required Qualifications*

  • Minimum of PhD in Biology or related field is required
  • Must have solid background in cell and molecular biology
  • Previous experience in mouse colony management, in situ hybridization and imaging is required
  • Interest in flow sorting is a plus.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Exceptional ability to work with a team.
  • Willingness to learn new techniques.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.


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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.

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