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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

The MacDougald lab is seeking a research lab tech intermediate to work on a variety of developmental, metabolic, and functional aspects of adipose tissue biology. This individual will also help with the administrative and technical aspects of the MNORC adipose tissue core that’s currently being developed.


  •  Will perform services for the clients of the adipose tissue core 

  •  Will be responsible for the administrative duties that allow the good maintenance of the lab (order lab supplies, update the animal protocol, meet sale representatives, maintain equipment,…) 

  •  Supervise undergraduate students 

  •  Assist postdoctoral fellows and graduate students on a regular basis with their research (histology, genotyping, dissections, etc) 

Required Qualifications*

Bachelors degree with 1-3 years experience

Background Screening

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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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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