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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 Epigenomics Core is seeking a highly motivated and organized research lab technician senior. With overall direction from the director of the Core, this individual will work independently and in a team environment on investigator projects as part of the fee for service activities of the core.


Responsibilities will be centered primarily around sample preparation for ChIP-Seq, ERRBS/mERRBS, hMeDIP and bisulfite treatment for sequencing on Illumina platforms. Additional responsibilities will include sample reception and quantification, quality control (PCR, qPCR, Agilent TapeStation, DNA & RNA extraction, bisulfite treatment for microarray platforms.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree in Arts or Science and 1-2 years of experience is required. Prior experience working in a molecular biology lab, including prior experience in nucleic acid extractions, PCR and quantitative PCR. Excellent data recording and organizational skills. Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. The applicant should be detail oriented with a willingness to learn new skills and work independently, but still be a team player.

Desired Qualifications*

Master's degree in Science. Prior experience with Next generation library preparations.

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.