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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

A position for a temporary research assistant is available in a multi-disciplinary research group working to understand the neural correlates and mechanisms of anesthetic- and sleep-induced unconsciousness. The primary role of the successful candidate will be analysis of electrophysiological data that will require proficiency in MATLAB, and analysis of rodent sleep-wake data for which training will be provided. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn and participate in rodent experiments and data collection, and will be provided with required supervision for the use of MATLAB based analysis of electrophysiological data.

Required Qualifications*

A minimum of bachelor’s degree and proficiency in coding and using MATLAB is required. The successful candidate will have demonstrated interpersonal skills and a willingness to learn the basic skills necessary for working in a neuroscience lab.

Desired Qualifications*

Previous experience with data analysis using MATLAB and training in the field of neuroscience.

Additional Information

This position may be filled as part time depending upon 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.