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Research Lab Tech Intermediate

University of Michigan

Job Description

How to Apply

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.

Summary

The MacDougald lab is seeking a research lab tech to work on mouse lines that model a variety of developmental, metabolic, and functional aspects of adipose tissue biology. This individual will also help with the administrative and technical aspects of the MNORC adipose tissue core.

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.

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 good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

Responsibilities*

  • Will work with a team of grad students and postdocs to investigate aspects of adipose tissue biology using mouse models and human samples. The analyses will include histology, genotyping, dissections, metabolic measurements and much more. 
  • Will be responsible for the administrative and lab maintenance duties, like ordering lab supplies, updating the animal protocol, interacting with sales representatives, maintaining equipment, etc.…) 
  • Eventually supervise undergraduate students 

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree with 1 to 20 years of experience welcome to apply. Position offered with be commensurate with qualifications.

Research Lab Tech Associate:  HS Diploma or Assoc Degree and 0-1 years’ experience required.

Research Lab Tech Intermediate: HS Diploma or Assoc Degree and 1-3 years’ experience required. 

Research Lab Tech Senior: Bachelor’s Degree in Cell Biology/Biochemistry/ Physiology and 1-2 years’ experience required.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

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. 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.

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.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations, including one booster when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working remotely and temporary workers.   More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.

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