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Job Summary

A unique postdoctoral scientist opportunity is available within the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Michigan Medical School.  This dually mentored position will operate at the interface of basic science in G protein coupled receptor signaling and translational hematology.  Preferred candidates should have knowledge or prior training in biochemistry, pharmacology, cell or molecular biology and have the desire for a true multidisciplinary experience.  It is expected that the postdoctoral scientist will perform the following activities semi-independently under the supervision of the principle investigators of both laboratories; conduct research, apply for postdoctoral fellowships, present results at national and international scientific meetings, and publish findings in peer-reviewed journals.

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.

Required Qualifications*

  • Ph.D. or M.D. with an emphasis in graduate level biomedical research. 
  • Graduate level experiences relevant to the position are required, but previous postdoctoral experience is unnecessary. 
  • A strong record of past publication in primary research journals

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*

Evidence of presentation(s) at national/international meetings and evidence of application for or awarding of pre-doctoral fellowship awards is a strong plus.

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. 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.