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Job Summary

We are seeking a highly-motivated individual to join our research teams.  The research is focused on studying the molecular mechanisms underlying genome instability, cancer predisposition and immunodeficiency. Our overall approach is to study cell lines harboring patient mutations, and mouse models of human DNA repair syndromes.

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 include performing experiments utilizing molecular biology and cell biology techniques.  The individual will also be involved in management of mouse colonies and experiments performed on mice.  Some microscopy will also be involved.  Some computer based analyses of next generation sequencing (NGS) data may be involved. The individual is expected to perform experiments with high accuracy and reproducibility.  Training will be provided by current lab members when needed. This position will also involve general laboratory management and organization, ordering of supplies and maintaining compliance with safety and animal care regulations.

Required Qualifications*

Intermediate Level:

  • Associate degree or 3 or more years of experience. 
  • A minimum of one year of experience is required.

Associate Level:

  • High school diploma

Desired Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

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.


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