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In the application, please include a cover letter stating your research experience, interests, and future career goals, and a CV with references.

Job Summary

The laboratory of Sue Hammoud, in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Michigan Medical School, seeks a full-time Research Laboratory Technician. The lab focuses on understanding genetic and epigenetic programs that guide germ cell development in-vivo and in-vitro. The applicant will be working with embryonic stem cells and making testicular organoids.   You will be expected to lead a research project, and will have opportunities to make original scientific discoveries, analyze data, and suggest future directions.  Candidates will be expected to collaboratively contribute to manuscripts, grants and presentations.

Mission Statement

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.

Responsibilities*

Carry out tissue ESC culture work, perform various molecular biology techniques such as PCR, westerns, DNA extraction and sequencing; Edit ESC to generate knockins using crispr/cas9; Read the literature and develop or adopt protocols; Contribute to lab meeting/ jC / organize data and results. 

Required Qualifications*

  • A bachelor’s degree in biology, genetics, biochemistry, or a related field, and 2+ years previous experimental laboratory research experience and ESC experience 
  • Candidates must have high degree of motivation, and the ability to think and work both independently and collaboratively.

Desired Qualifications*

  • The candidate should have human ESC cell experience, strong written, oral communication skills, and ability to maintain detailed and organized lab notebooks / records.

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.