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.
A highly motivated individual is sought for a position as a Research Laboratory Technician in the Cortical Neural Prosthetics Lab at the University of Michigan. The position requires a steady hand and the ability to develop micromovement for device construction. Technician will spend a majority of their time building neural devices at the bench top under a microscope. The technician will be responsible for refilling and tracking inventory, fulfilling device orders, tracking build progress, and keeping a record of devices shipped.
**NOTE: This is a one year term-limited position with the possibility of extension based upon need and funding.
Bachelor Degree in STEM field. Prior wet/dry lab experience is necessary. Must be able to work with chemicals and sharps without supervision. Individual must also be comfortable working in a clean room for basic processes (role may expand into multiple cleanroom tasks in the future). Individual should be able to communicate with team members, keep clear and robust records, as well as keep a clean, organized bench space at all times. Also have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to explain the technology to new users. Willingness to work in spaces with lab animals, though not directly with the animals, is preferred.
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