A cover letter and resume/CV should be submitted for consideration for this position. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience as they relate to this position. The resume/CV should include work experience related to this position and work experience that shows a history of responsibility and reliability, even if in an unrelated field such as customer service or food prep.
The research lab of Dr. Mara Duncan Department of Cell & Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan Medical School (Ann Arbor) seeks a highly motivated individual to work as a Research Lab Specialist Associate or Intermediate (sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/duncanlab/). The Specialist will join a diverse workplace and will assist in an ongoing project on the molecular mechanisms of membrane traffic. The Duncan lab is a dynamic and inclusive environment that prioritizes a growth mindset. We are willing to train candidates who share that growth mindset.
Research Lab Specialist Associate: Bachelor’s Degree is required. 1-3 years of experience in a related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
Research Lab Specialist Intermediate: Bachelor’s Degree is required. 4-5 years of experience in a related field. Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree preferred.
Coursework or work-place experience with sterile technique
Cell biology or related coursework
Experience in molecular genetics and additional experience in one or more additional relevant research techniques
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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