How to Apply
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.
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
- 2:1 Match on retirement savings
The main duties of the candidate will be implementation of laboratory experiments and collection of data. The laboratory studies human adrenal disorders and is part of the internationally renowned Michigan Adrenal Group. The laboratory relies heavily on liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) utilization. Laboratory techniques used include: serum sample extraction for LC-MS/MS analysis, PCR, mRNA and DNA isolation, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, genotyping, cell culture, tissue microdissection, luciferase-mediated bioluminescence assays etc. Previous experience with these techniques is desired.
The research technician will also be in charge with a human serum biobank, responsible for sample storage, clinical data collection and management.
Additional responsibilities: maintain laboratory documentation for experimental analysis, condition and cleanliness of the lab, and instrument maintenance, help in ordering laboratory equipment and supplies and keeping the laboratory stocked at all times; present data at lab meetings; assist in the procurement, storage, maintenance of laboratory compliance with university regulatory agencies and documentation of data and tissues.
Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Biology, Chemistry or closely related field plus previous experience in a research laboratory in a related field. The successful candidate must also have a history of working well in a team environment and contributing to an enthusiastic and productive laboratory atmosphere.
- Research Lab Tech Lead: More than 2 years of experience required
- Research Lab Tech Senior: 1-2 years of experience required.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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.
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.