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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.


Duties for a Laboratory Technician in the UMHS Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory consist primarily of lab bench responsibilities but may also include clerical responsibilities as assigned.  Laboratory duties include sample set-up, maintenance of cell cultures, harvesting cell cultures, reagent preparation, slide dropping, dishwashing, cleaning and filing slides, equipment monitoring and other routine Quality Control tasks.  Clerical duties may include, answering phones, filing, ordering and tracking supplies, accessioning patient samples, typing case reports, and assisting in preparation of Quality Assurance reports.

Required Qualifications*

In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment. 

  1. Candidates must exhibit a professional and positive manner; possess excellent grammar, communication, word processing and computer skills. 
  2. Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills, and a desire to work in a laboratory environment are essential.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's Degree in science
  • Experience in a clinical laboratory, cell culture and sterile technique are 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.

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.