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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 applicant will become an integral member of a large, successful group studying gut mucosal biology and pathophysiology of inflammatory diseases. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to perform in-vivo experiments, manage mouse colonies, perform experiments using a variety of state of the art techniques involving cell biology, protein biochemistry and molecular biology. This position offers unique opportunities for scientific growth and interaction in a diverse research group that includes technicians, graduate students,post docs, and faculty. 

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.


  • Facilitate and manage mouse colonies, breeding strategies and genotyping.
  • Develop, design and conduct research experiments using techniques such as PCR, immunostaining, microscopy, Western Blotting and animal models.
  • Work effectively as part of a laboratory team assisting managers and faculty members as needed

Required Qualifications*

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in biological science
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Preference will be given to candidates with proficiency in English, strong worth ethic, communication and computer skills, ability to organize and function well in a large team environment. 

Desired Qualifications*

  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in mouse colony maintenance and molecular biology techniques including (but not limited to) DNA and RNA isolation, PCR, animal models, Western Blotting, immunohisto-chemistry and microscopy.  

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.