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.
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.
A Bachelor's degree in biological science or health sciences and at least one year of research laboratory experience is required.
Research lab experience should be in an area relevant to the project, specifically cell culture experience is required, and primary cell culture experience is preferred.
Additional lab experience in the areas of molecular biology, molecular genetics, or biochemistry, is preferred and must include a documented ability to proficiently execute routine laboratory techniques.
A strong motivation to advance research and laboratory techniques along with the ability to solve problems and develop new research directions is essential. Must be able to take initiative and work well with high expectations.
Proficiency in English, strong work ethic, computer (word processing, PowerPoint, and spreadsheet software), and communication skills as well as the ability to work efficiently in a team are required.
A Master's degree and 4 to 5 years of experience in a related field are required for the Intermediate level.
A Bachelor's degree and 1 to 3 years of experience in a related field are required for the Associate level.
Proficiency with word processing, power point and spreadsheet software programs are desired.
Willingness to occasionally work unconventional hours to meet deadlines.
A minimum of two-year commitment.
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.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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