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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 Department of Cell & Developmental Biology is seeking a full-time Research Laboratory Technician Associate in a lab that studies neuronal circuitry and neurogenesis in Drosophila and mouse brain.


The candidate will assume responsibility for performing routine lab work and data analysis including Drosophila handling, molecular cloning, cell/tissue culture, immunohistochemistry, fluorescence microscopy, and imaging analysis. Additional responsibilities include recording and analyzing data under the guidance of a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

High School Diploma or Associates degree. Applicant should be highly motivated with thorough, methodological and accurate work habits, and must be able to work as part of a team. The ideal candidate has a strong ability to multi-task and has strong communication skills.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience in Drosophila handling and Drosophila genetics is highly desired. Mouse tissue handling experience is also highly desired.

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.  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.