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.
Leading experimental design, execution, post-analysis, interpretation of the data, and suggestions on next plans within a defined project. Develops skills in new lab techniques when needed for a project through courses and seeking out experts.
Trains team members in laboratory techniques, critical thinking, experimental design and reviews results. Collaborates with other team members on various projects, and interacts with other colleagues on the work floor and institute.
Makes independent decisions, and presents data on conferences and team meetings. Co-writes and proof-reads manuscripts/grant applications with the PI and other team members.
Manages maintenance of small and large animals and performs surgeries.
Oversees and coordinates main laboratory tasks, such as ordering, lab management, and EHS.
The applicant must have a minimum of a Masters or Doctorate degree and at least 6 years of experience in a research lab setting and be able to show supervisory management skills of various projects and lab finances. Demonstrated experience in leading genotyping, animal breeding and animal surgeries, as well as cloning, immunohistochemistry, confocal imaging, cell culture, qPCR, western blot, and viral work. Willingness to be flexible, learn new techniques and seek assistance from other expert colleagues is a must. Candidate must have a record of independence in experimental work and decision making. Having had previous experience with CRISPR or epigenetic modulations is a must. Excellent attendance record.
Knowledge of School of Dentistry policies and procedures. Knowledge of University of Michigan policies and procedures.
This is a 1 year term appointment with the possibility of renewal based upon performance and funding. The salary range quoted for this position reflects 100% effort (40 hours per week).
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