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Job Summary

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Department of Pharmacology. As the selected candidate, you will be expected to conduct research in the field of Adhesion G Protein Coupled Receptors and G Protein Signaling. For additional details, please see link to the laboratory website: sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/tall-lab/

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

Responsibilities*

As the selected candidate, you will:

  • Purify recombinant proteins
  • Perform GPCR/G protein enzymatic analyses
  • Measure GPCR/G protein effector readouts in cell-based assays, and drug/ligand screening against drug targets

Required Qualifications*

  • Ph.D. in Pharmacology/Biochemistry.
  • Relevant graduate level experience in GPCR/G protein signaling is required, but previous postdoctoral experience is unnecessary.
  • Previous record of publication in high-profile journals
  • Extensive biochemical and cell biological experience in purifying recombinant proteins, performing GPCR/G protein enzymatic analyses, measuring GPCR/G protein effector readouts in cell-based assays, and drug/ligand screening against drug targets
  • Expertise in eukaryotic cell culture, molecular biology, and the willingness to work with low amounts of radioisotope chemicals

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
  • Application or awarding of pre-doctoral fellowship awards

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.