Interested applicants should complete their online application, and also submit a CVand the names of three referencesto Dr. Xing Fan by email (email@example.com) or mail:
Xing Fan, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Cell & Developmental Biology University of Michigan Medical School
Department of Neurosurgery
109 Zina Pitcher Place, 5018 BSRB Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2200
Under the general supervision of a faculty investigator, is responsible for independently performing routine tests in a research laboratory and contributing to general maintenance of the laboratory, equipment and supplies, and transgenic mice, as well as assistance on multiple projects using basic molecular biology and cell biology techniques. This position is for 3 years. At that time there will be an evaluation for a potential extension for additional years based on performance and funding.
The primary duties and responsibilities of this job will be to assist other lab members on multiple projects. The lab studies biological function of cancer stem cells and signal transduction pathways that regulate such cells. Will utilize a number of different strategies and techniques, including molecular cloning, analysis of human tumor tissues, tumor cell cultures, mouse xenograft models and transgenic mouse models. Specific techniques to be used include molecular cloning, construct of viral vectors, quantitative RT-PCR, western blot, immunohistochemistry, cell culture, genotyping and maintaining transgenic mice, and animal surgery and postmortem dissection. The technician is encouraged to participate in the presentation of data and authorship of papers.
Intermediate level: BS/BA, or equivalent, in biological sciences or related field required. 3 years of experience in a laboratory setting.
Associate level: HS Diploma or Assoc Degree and 0-1 year experience required
Prior lab experience with molecular cloning, construct of viral vectors, cell culture, flow cytometry, and transgenic mouse work is preferred.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
* This is a term-limited appointment. At the end of the stated term, the appointment will terminate and will not be eligible for Reduction in Force (RIF) benefits.
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