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Seeking a laboratory technician with some experience to join a dynamic and growing lab focused on injury and repair of the lung. Work will be with cell culture and mouse models under the guidance of the PI. Requirements include outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to work hard and be flexible in a fast-paced environment, and ability to get along with other lab members. Prior experience with mice, cell culture, microscopy, RNA/qPCR, western blotting, immunohistochemistry, and flow cytometry would be helpful but is not required.
Performs experimental procedures in one or more areas of work under the supervision of higher level research staff. Helps clean up after experiments.
Administers tests, gathers data, records observations and measurements.
Sets up and operates laboratory equipment
Performs routine computations and computer analysis
Responsible for completing lab documentation for inspections
Research Lab Specialist Intermediate - Bachelor's Degree required. 4-5 years of experience in a related field.
Research Lab Specialist Associate Bachelor's degree and 1-3 years experience
Research Lab Specialist Intermediate -
Master's Degree or PhD preferred.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
This is a 1 year term limited position. Extension is based on funding and performance.
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 campuses.
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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.
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