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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 describe past research experiences and career goals, address your specific interest in the position and outline experimental skills and/or previous laboratory management experiences that directly relate to this position.

 

Mission Statement

MDentistry: advancing health through education, service, research and discovery.

MDentistry Core Values: Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Responsibility, Trust, Creativity, and Inclusion

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:  -Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.  -Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

Responsibilities*

The candidate will join a translational immunology research laboratory focusing on cancer immunotherapy. The laboratory provides a fast moving and friendly working environment.  The candidate will assist the PI to manage the work flow of the laboratory, including but are not limited to, performing standard cancer biology experiments, managing mouse colonies, keeping track of orders, organizing research supplies, and assisting in the preparation of protocols and guidelines to be in compliance with the university regulations. 

The candidate will participate in funded projects with translational significance.  

 

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology or equivalent areas.
  • At least 1 year of demonstrated proficiency in biomedical research. 
  • Experience with cancer biology, molecular biology or immunology.
  • Experience in mouse colonies management, cell culture, molecular biology, lentivirus-based technique, flow cytometry, or oncology mouse models.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office and Adobe suite software and adept at understanding scientific research. 
  • Must be efficient, effective, and able to problem solve and resolve conflicts.
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Will be required to think critically.
  • Excellent attention to detail and excellent ability to multi-task. 
  • Excellent organizational skills, excellent attendance. 

Desired Qualifications*

- Masters degree is preferred.

Work Locations

This position is located at the North Campus Research Center-Translational Oncology Program, 1600 Huron Parkway,  Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2800. 

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting 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.