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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 recent graduate in biology, who can deal with administrative issues for the lab and assist others with experiments. One year prior research experience is preferred.

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


Technician: Will help postdoc researchers for different specific projects. Generally, this can include Suspension mammalian cell culture, Protein production, Animal handling, mouse genotyping, Recombinant DNA production, Immunoblotting, Quantitative RT-PCR.

Lab management: Requisitions, Inventory, supervision and training new members, Lab reagents and maintenance, Equipment maintenance, Property disposition, Shipping. This can be mostly done by supervising and arranging undergraduate research assistants.

Lab compliance: Lab safety training, Chemical waste storage and disposal, Biosafety, Radioactive services, ULAM

Required Qualifications*

HS Diploma or Assoc Degree

  • Intermediate Level-  1-3 years experience

  • Associate Level-  0-1 years experience

Desired Qualifications*

BS in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, genetics, engineering or any related disciplines.

Former experiences in lab environment.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Additional Information

Resume should contain contact information for 2-3 references.

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.