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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.

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
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


Support the research efforts of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology. Primary duties include performing small animal work, including breeding transgenic mice and small animal surgeries; performing basic experiments involving ELISA, transient transfection, immunoblotting and reporter assays; washing dishes and autoclaving items.

Required Qualifications*

*Bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences

*Laboratory experience in academic or industry setting

*The position requires good organizational and record-keeping skills, reliability, ability to work efficiently, computer skills, and willingness to learn new techniques

*Requires the academic knowledge of a health science discipline such as public health, microbiology, biochemistry, anatomy, pathology, nursing, dental hygiene or medical technology, plus the ability to translate, adapt and apply this knowledge that is generally associated with a Bachelor's degree, supplemented by two or more years of progressively responsible experience in the conduct of health science research or an equivalent combination of health science education and experience.

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.  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.