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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

 

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing a wide variety of technical lab support, individually and/or together with other research personnel.


The majority of time will be spent independently performing experiments including protein isolation, western blot, histology, fluorescent imaging, cell culture (cell lines), flow cytometry, quantitative RT-PCR. The person should maintain detailed records of all experiments and data. Working with small laboratory animals (mice). 

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.

Responsibilities*

  • Data analysis and interpretation; maintenance of experimental protocols (working with the PI and other lab staff in both).
    Maintain lab supplies and coordinate general lab maintenance with the PI or other lab staff.

  • Independently performing experiments including protein isolation, western blot, histology, fluorescent imaging, cell culture (cell lines), flow cytometry, quantitative RT-PCR. The person should maintain detailed records of all experiments and data. Working with small laboratory animals (mice). The job may also include supervising undergraduate students.
  • Data analysis and interpretation; maintenance of experimental protocols (working with the PI and other lab staff in both).
  • Maintain lab supplies and coordinate general lab maintenance with the PI or other lab staff.

Required Qualifications*

The applicant is expected to have a Bachelor’s degree or Masters in a science-related field. The applicant must be confident, honest, a team-player, have a positive outlook, and be self-motivated to conduct experiments by themselves as well as work with other lab members and the PI. Willingness and ability to acquire new skills. Strong organizational skills, and excellent attention to detail are necessary.

Desired Qualifications*

At least 1 year of laboratory research experience. Work experience with mouse models of cancer is not required but is a plus

Work Locations

7411 Cancer Center (Dr. Palapattu Lab) at Michigan Medicine Hospital

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.