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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 applicant will become an integral member of the Parkos-Nusrat research group studying epithelial biology and pathogenesis of mucosal inflammation in the gut. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to perform experiments using a variety of state-of-the-art techniques involving cell biology, protein biochemistry, molecular biology, and in vivo animal models. This position offers unique opportunities for ambitious individuals to interact with a diverse group including technicians, graduate students, post-docs, and faculty. This individual will help to maintain and provide primary cells to lab members and assist with executing experiments under the supervision of the laboratory manager and principal investigators.
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.
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?
Primary cell culture, molecular cell biology techniques, maintaining databases, and experimental records. Familiarity with basic laboratory instrumentation as well as record keeping is necessary. Other duties may be assigned by the faculty supervisor or manager, including scientific and technical support to ongoing projects.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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.
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.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.