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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.

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.


We are seeking a fulltime Research Technician Associate for experimental bone marrow transplantation laboratory in the Rogel Cancer Center.  Assist lab members in carrying out experiments. Maintain laboratory functionality by overseeing work study students and maintenance of laboratory reagents and disposables.  Placing orders when needed as backup to the lab manager.  Perform animal husbandry duties in a research environment. Maintain and care for multiple colonies.  Order, receive and inventory new animals.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree with specialization in animal science or a related field or -2-year college degree and a moderate amount of paid animal care experience, or -High school diploma and a considerable amount of paid animal care experience
  • The position requires a highly motivated person with a strong work ethic work and detailed oriented.
  • Ability to function independently as well as a team member in a team setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues and ULAM

Desired Qualifications*

  • Reasonable knowledge of methods used for the care of animals and laboratory practice.  Have some knowledge of animal research and breeding procedures and practices.   Any experience dealing with rodents is highly desirable.
  • Additional Information:
  • Must be able to perform in an environment with exposure to animals, animal dander, animal byproducts, and bedding materials.
  • Candidates will be asked to provide proof of academic degrees and/or professional licenses/certifications.
  • Candidates will be subject to criminal and academic background checks.

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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.