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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 Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department is looking for a Research Fellow to assist with research project assignments, these vary and opportunities are specific to the Faculty Mentor. Ideal candidates must be able to multi-task, problem-solve, and manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to details and deadlines. The selected candidate wil have an opportunity to contribute to research projects, and learn techiques.


Research Fellow will assist in Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering research outlined in the offer made by the supporting faculty member with specific details of the assignment.

Required Qualifications*

Selected candidate is required to have a minimum of a Doctoral degree in a recognized field of engineering which is directly related to the duties of the position.

Desired Qualifications*

Applicant with experience in the specific research field as described in the projects from the faculty member.

Background Screening

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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