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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.


The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to work at the intersection of innate immunity and cardiovascular disease. Duties will include organizing and implementing complex research plans, involving the following in vivo and in vitro methodologies: qRT-PCR, ELISA, western blotting, ChIP, magnetic and flow cytometric cell sorting, tissue culture, siRNA transfection, microsurgical murine models and mentoring undergraduate students. The postdoctoral fellow will be responsible for analysis, interpretation and publication of the work.

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.

Required Qualifications*

  • The candidate will be expected to possess superior communication skills and present their research findings on a regular basis to both peers within the center and at national meetings.
  • Candidate should be a PhD or an MD with research experience.

Desired Qualifications*

Previous training in mechanistic studies of vascular inflammation and cardiovascular disease, remodeling, injury and regeneration is preferred.

Additional Information

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

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. This job 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.