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Research Laboratory Technician Associate
University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Job Description

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We are looking for a highly motivated, organized individual for a full-time Research Laboratory Technician Associate position in a basic research laboratory housed in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Michigan Medical School. He/she will work closely with the principle investigator on pancreatic cancer research using mouse and cell culture models.

Mission Statement

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.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

* Preparing general solutions, dishwashing and autoclaving
* Maintaining lab inventory and ordering supplies/reagents
* Maintaining and monitoring mouse colonies
* Processing mouse tissues
* Assisting mouse survival surgery
* Performing mammalian cell culture
* Performing standard molecular biology work, including DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, and immunostaining.
* Recording research results in a neat and timely manner

Required Qualifications*

* Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, Immunology, Cellular & Molecular Biology or a related discipline.
* At least 6 months of experience in mouse handling/breeding.
* At least 1 year of biomedical laboratory research experience.

Desired Qualifications*

Proficiency in part or all of the following is preferred:

* Fluorescence microscopy
* Immunohistochemistry/Immunofluorescence
* Mammalian cell culture

Background Screening

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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job 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 employer.

Job Detail

* Job Opening ID169309
* Working TitleResearch Laboratory Technician Associate
* Job TitleResearch Laboratory Tech Assoc
* Work LocationAnn Arbor Campus

Ann Arbor, MI
* Full/Part TimeFull-Time
* Regular/TemporaryRegular
* FLSA StatusNonexempt
* Organizational GroupMedical School
* DepartmentPharmacology Department
* Posting Begin/End Date3/05/2019 - 6/03/2019
* Career InterestResearch

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About University of Michigan

The University of Michigan Health System is the academic medical center of the University of Michigan and is considered one of the nation's leading medical care and research institutions. It comprises the U-M Medical School, its Faculty Group Practice and numerous research laboratories; three U-M-owned hospitals (University, C.S. Mott Children's, and Women's) with 913 licensed beds and nearly 48,500 admissions and births annually; more than 30 U-M health centers and 120 outpatient clinics where nearly 1.6 million patient visits take place each year; and nationally known centers for research, education and care in cancer, cardiovascular disease, depression, diabetes, geriatrics, organ transplant, vision and women's health.

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