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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.

Job Summary

A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Daniel R. Goldstein at the University of Michigan. The proposed research opportunities will focus on aging in the context of vascular inflammation, organ transplantation and metabolism.  Candidate responsibilities include experimental design and execution, data analysis and interpretation and preparation of research papers, presentations and grants. The project will perform work in murine models and will translate findings to humans. The PI will provide focused and tailored mentoring to candidate to ensure that candidate reaches desired career goals.

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

Required Qualifications*

PhD degree

Desired Qualifications*

  • A recent PhD graduate with a strong background in immunology, gerontology, molecular biology or a relevant discipline with at least one peer review experimental/investigational paper in a journal (IF >5.0)
  • Hands-on research experience in a broad range of immunological techniques including multi-color flow cytometry, primary cell isolation, in vitro cellular assays; experience with in vivo murine models is highly beneficial
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently but also enjoys contributing to and working within a team
  • Curious, creative thinker who responds positively to constructive remarks
  • Excellent communication, organizational and writing skills are a must
  • Eligibility for NIH training grants.

Additional Information

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, detailed CV and contact information for 2-3 references to Dr. Goldstein’s lab manager at

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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.