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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.

Summary

Postdoctoral Research Opportunity in Hair Follicle Biology, Cutaneous Disease, and Skin Cancer at the University of Michigan Department of Dermatology

We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to investigate the role of skin epithelial stem cells in hair follicle development, wound healing, skin disease, and skin cancer.  These studies will utilize techniques such as in vivo mouse modeling, immunohistochemistry, single cell sequencing, and bioinformatics.  The primary responsibility of this position will be scientific research.  Additional duties include:  reading scientific literature, giving talks, attending seminars and conferences, and mentoring students.  We are interested in individuals with diverse experiences in basic research, who think deeply and creatively, who work independently, and are passionate about their studies.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System 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.

Required Qualifications*

- PhD in a biology-related field

- A minimum of one accepted first-author publication in a high- or mid-tier peer-reviewed journal

Background Screening

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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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