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Job Summary

A Research Laboratory Technician Senior position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Raymond Adili in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI.

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.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • Retirement Savings Opportunities


The position is for an experienced Research Laboratory Technician to work on in a vibrant research environment focused on basic and translational research in the area of cardiovascular medicine. As the selected candidate, your responsibilities will include performingand recording laboratory experiments, applying standard scientific protocols to experiments, research, and improving current methods and evaluating new techniques. Relevant insights about experimental results will be discussed with Faculty, who will provide useful recommendations. You will maintain a role in the laboratory's meetings, presentations, and publications. Periodically, information on research and laboratory work will be presented to others at laboratory meetings, journal clubs, and seminars. You will troubleshoot and correct erroneous results or problems with laboratory equipment, including maintenance. The project your will work on will use the following equipment located in the lab: 1) upright and inverted intravital, confocal, and fluorescent microscopy, 2) aggregometry, 3) flow cytometry, 4) western blot electrophoresis, 5) PCR 6) Hemavet, and 6) thromboelastography.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in a biological science
  • Minimum of 3-years of research experience.
  • Familiar with mouse models.

In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience in coagulation and blood clotting and platelet biology involving diverse approaches including, microsurgery, ex vivo, and in vivo microscopic imaging, flow cytometry and basic biochemistry assays.  Experience with microvascular surgery techniques related to mouse models of thrombosis.

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.