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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.

Please submit your cover letter and CV directly to: Dr. Amanda Garner 

Job Summary

The Garner Lab is looking to immediately fill a post-doctoral research fellow position. This is fully funded position to work on our lab's project focused on the discovery of new kinase-substrate interactions using chemoproteomics. The project will involve the use of biochemical, molecular and cellular biology, and chemical biology approaches to achieve the goal of identifying new kinases for a key translational regulator with connections to cancer and metabolic disorders. For more information on our lab, please see:


The duties of this position will involve protein expression/purification and mutagenesis, biochemical and cellular characterization of proteins through molecular/cellular biology approaches (e.g. Western blot, immunoprecipitation, qRT-PCR, FACS, cellular imaging, etc.) and proteomic analyses.

Required Qualifications*

  • PhD in chemical biology, biochemistry or molecular/cellular biology.
  • Experience in biochemical and molecular biology techniques and mammalian cell tissue culture are required.
  • Experience with proteomics and bioinformatics would be highly attractive.

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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.