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.
Support the research efforts of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology. Primary duties include performing small animal work, including breeding transgenic mice and small animal surgeries; performing basic experiments involving ELISA, transient transfection, immunoblotting and reporter assays; washing dishes and autoclaving items.
*Bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences
*Laboratory experience in academic or industry setting
*The position requires good organizational and record-keeping skills, reliability, ability to work efficiently, computer skills, and willingness to learn new techniques
*Requires the academic knowledge of a health science discipline such as public health, microbiology, biochemistry, anatomy, pathology, nursing, dental hygiene or medical technology, plus the ability to translate, adapt and apply this knowledge that is generally associated with a Bachelor's degree, supplemented by two or more years of progressively responsible experience in the conduct of health science research or an equivalent combination of health science education and experience.
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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: 201145
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