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Research Asst I (temp)
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University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, MI
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Job Description

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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.

Job Summary

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work as a research assistant in two molecular genetics laboratories at the University of Michigan - one laboratory is located in the Life Sciences Institute (LSI) and the other is located in the Biological Sciences Building (BSB) within the Department of Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology (MCDB). The primary focus of the laboratory research includes investigating the molecular genetic and cellular mechanisms of neuronal signaling and behavior. The research will involve molecular genetic, behavioral, functional imaging, genomic, and cell biological methods.


Experimental duties include but are not limited to the following:

* Maintain and breed mouse strains and perform related experiments.
* Prepare media/supplies.
* Maintain lab resources and assist other lab members on experiments.

Non-experimental duties will include but are not limited to the following:

* Ordering supplies

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree is preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates should have taken courses related to general chemistry and/or biology or have experience in this area. Candidates should work well in a friendly, highly motivated and interactive scientific environment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting 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 ID165601
* Work LocationAnn Arbor Campus

Ann Arbor, MI
* Full/Part TimeFull-Time
* Regular/TemporaryTemporary
* FLSA StatusNonexempt
* Organizational GroupLife Sciences Inst
* DepartmentLife Sciences Institute-Admin
* Posting Begin/End Date3/11/2019 - 3/25/2019
* Salary$14.00 -$15.00
* Career InterestTemporary Job Opening

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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.