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Interested applicants should email their current CV, a cover letter describing their research interests, accomplishments and career plans and contact information for 3 academic references to Dr. Carlos Aguilar (

Job Summary

We are a team of creative scientists and engineers who are interested in pursuing fundamentally innovative ideas in skeletal muscle, with a focus on muscle stem cells. We are currently recruiting a highly talented and ambitious postdoctoral fellow to join our laboratory.

Required Qualifications*

  • Ph.D in life sciences, engineering or related field
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English is required
  • Experience with animal models and small animal surgeries on muscle is required
  • Sequencing analysis such as single-cell RNA sequencing or bulk RNA-sequencing is a plus
  • Use of CRISPR systems and/or gene editing techniques is a plus

Additional Information

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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.