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.
Provide research assistance and design experiments, including animal surgeries; human and animal tissue processing; immunohistochemical staining of tissue sections; digital microscopy; gene expression by qRT-PCR; and cell culture to determine mechanism regulating liver regeneration and malignant transformation. Analyze data and prepare reports.
Maintain transgenic and mutant mouse colony. Maintain lab supplies and stocks. Oversight of IACUC and OSEH standards for the laboratory.
Participate in the group scholarly activities and staff conferences related to the progress of the project(s).
Train and supervise part-time undergraduate research assistants and volunteers in a lab.
The applicant would be expected to demonstrate proficiency in lab techniques within the first 4 months of hire. The candidate will work both independently and in a team environment. To enhance the education experience, the employee will have an opportunity to participate in the weekly lab meetings and didactic sessions.
Bachelor’s Degree with 1-3 years of experience in a biomedical research field are required.
Working with GraphPad, Photoshop, EndNote program experience and human live tissue, biopsy samples, histological sample preparation, and organoid culture experiences are considered a plus.
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.
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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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