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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


This individual will join a team of andrologists, embryologists, and fertility healthcare providers with a longstanding track record of successful teamwork and program building. This embryologist will be mainly responsible for daily operations of the embryology portion of the ART lab, including perform all of aspects of human IVF lab procedures. The embryologist is also expected to cover reproductive hormone testing, andrology testing and therapeutic procedures as need-based (training will be provided). Responsibilities will include: i) participation in a robust QM/QC/QA/QI laboratory program; ii) all of embryology lab procedures, such as oocyte retrieval, ICSI, vitrification, thaw, and embryo transfer; iii) endocrine testing, andrology diagnostic and therapeutic technologies. Participation is expected to adhere to lab SOP, apply high reliability principles and work with clinic staff to improve patient quality of care, safety, and clinic workflows. This position directly reports to the Technical Supervisor/Laboratory Director.

Required Qualifications*

The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in biological or related sciences. Proven knowledge in the reproductive field and experience on working with gametes and embryos. The candidates need to strictly follow the laboratory’s policy and procedure. Attention to detail, great hand and eye coordination skill, ability to learn quickly, good documentation practice, excellent communication skills and ability to work independently as well as part of the team are essential. Evidence of participation in quality and data management is required. Familiarity with computer programs in Microsoft Office is required, including Word and Excel. Must be eligible to work in the US (citizen or permanent resident).

Desired Qualifications*

Three-years hand-on experiences in the clinical embryology laboratory. Competence in all aspects of embryology procedures, including ICSI and embryo biopsy. Technical Supervisor certification by American Board of Bioanalysis or highly commit to be certificated within 2 years. Experience with electric medical record system, such as Epic. 

Work Schedule

This position entails some weekend and holiday work on a rotation basis with other colleagues.

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.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.