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Please submit a letter of interest, a full CV, and contact information for
three academic references. Informal inquiries may be made to: Maria G. Castro
(email@example.com) or Pedro R. Lowenstein (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A cover letter is required for considereation 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 Research Technician position is available in the Department of Neurosurgery
and the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of
Michigan Medical School. The goal of our research program is to elucidate the
molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in brain tumor formation, and the
role of specific signaling pathways and stem cells in tumor progression and
resistance to therapies. The project also involves cancer cell genome-editing
technologies, epigenetics, whole cancer genome sequencing, bioinformatics
analysis and DNA repair mechanisms. This project has a strong translational
component to develop and implement novel therapeutic strategies in human
clinical trials for brain cancer.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities
through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and
technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan,
nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic
Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and
research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Why Join Michigan Medicine?
Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and
has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological
advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan
Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract,
inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare
to become one of the world's most distinguished academic health systems. In
some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class
institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater
What Benefits can you Look Forward to?
Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first
Retirement Savings Opportunities
The Research Technician will perform moderately complex experimental
procedures in one or more areas of work under the supervision of the Principal
Investigators and/or higher-level research staff. They will also be required
to perform simple statistical calculations and data analysis, perform library
research on specified topics and prepare bibliographies, and assist with
manuscript preparation. Our laboratories offer state-of-the-art facilities and
a very productive and exciting research environment.
Minimum of Bachelor's in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics,
or Computational Biology, or related.
0-1 years of related experience.
Experience with bioinformatics and computational biology is desired.
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
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.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan
students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan
Medicine. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information
on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M
Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.