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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

We are searching for a highly-motivated individual for a Research Technician position in the Division of Hematology-Oncology at the University of Michigan Medical School. Our laboratory uses mouse models and cell cultures to study the mechanisms by which megakaryocytes and platelets contribute to disorders of bone marrow and hemostasis/thrombosis. The desired candidate should be proficient in mouse handling, tissue culture techniques, and cellular/molecular biology techniques.

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.

Responsibilities*

  • Maintain mouse colony and perform procedures related to experimental bone marrow transplantation 
  • Tissue culture techniques (cell culture, transfections, viral transduction, etc)
  • Cellular/Molecular Biology techniques (qPCR, cloning, western blots, immunofluorescence, etc)
  • General lab management (ordering, inventory and housekeeping)

Required Qualifications*

Research Lab Tech Intermediate requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in biological science with 1-3 years of experience in laboratory research and techniques. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and communication skills.  

Research Lab Tech Associate requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in biological science with 0-1 year of experience in laboratory research and techniques. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and communication skills.  

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

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.