Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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.
Seeking a highly motivated laboratory technician to join a diverse lab focused on molecular techniques in neuroscience. This job will require supporting pre-existing experiments that may include cryosectioning both human and rodent brain tissue with subsequent in situ hybridization, immunohistochemistry and/or classical histological staining methods. Implementation of radioactive S35-labeled cRNA riboprobes as well as RT-PCR methods for quantitative analysis. Assist with the organization and maintenance of the laboratory while ensuring general lab safety, compliance and additional laboratory support as needed.
Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years experience required.
Minimum B.S. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or a related field or a demonstrated strong background in molecular biology with documented experience.
Technically meticulous and highly organized team player
Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ethical behavior, good judgment and common sense
Proficiency in sterile technique, molecular biological techniques, basic microbiological skills as well as general lab techniques
Willingness to learn established protocols and follow directions
Experience in histology or Fluorescent In Situ preferable
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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.
Internal Number: 176140
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