Please submit a letter of interest, a full CV, and contact information for three academic references. Informal inquiries may be made to: Maria G. Castro (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Pedro R. Lowenstein (email@example.com).
A cover letter is required for considereation 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.
A Research Technician position is available in the Department of Neurosurgery and the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan Medical School. The goal of our research program is to elucidate the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in brain tumor formation, and the role of specific signaling pathways and stem cells in tumor progression and resistance to therapies. The project also involves cancer cell genome-editing technologies, epigenetics, whole cancer genome sequencing, bioinformatics analysis and DNA repair mechanisms. This project has a strong translational component to develop and implement novel therapeutic strategies in human clinical trials for brain cancer.
The Research Technician will perform moderately complex experimental procedures in one or more areas of work under the supervision of the Principal Investigators and/or higher-level research staff. They will also be required to perform simple statistical calculations and data analysis, perform library research on specified topics and prepare bibliographies, and assist with manuscript preparation. Our laboratories offer state-of-the-art facilities and a very productive and exciting research environment.
Minimum of Bachelor’s in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, or Computational Biology
6 months to 2 years experience in a laboratory setting.
A strong background in biochemistry and molecular biology is required.
Master’s degree in a scientific field preferred
Experience with bioinformatics and computational biology is desired.
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.
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.
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.
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About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.