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Research Lab Specialist Assoc - Snitkin Lab
University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan
 
 
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Date Posted 05/20/2022
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type Full-Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

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 Snitkin lab is hiring for an entry level position to assist with genomic epidemiology analysis projects. The preferred candidate will have an MPH in epidemiology, a basic understanding of clinical microbiology and be comfortable performing data analysis in R.

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*

  • Analyzing processed genomic datasets in the context of epidemiological and clinical metadata to understand pathways and drivers of microbial transmission. 
  • Oral communication of research findings with laboratory colleagues, external collaborators and funders. 
  • Developing and maintaining a working knowledge of relevant primary literature. 
  • Assisting in preparation of text and figures for manuscripts, progress reports and grant proposals.
  • Has an active role in the design, execution and outcome assessment of a project or research study. 
  • Coordinates the collection and analysis of data and the conduct of experimental tests and procedures. 
  • Provides input into the development of mathematical and/or computer models for analyzing experimental data. 
  • Trains users in equipment operation and laboratory techniques. Explains and demonstrates technology and equipment capabilities, operations limitations and outcomes.
  • Increased responsibility for writing research support proposals and acquiring data from outside agencies.
  • May act as a liaison with other departments, programs or organizations for acquiring data and sharing information related to the research project.

Required Qualifications*

  • MPH in epidemiology or closely related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a related field.

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.  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.

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 boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working remotely.   More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.

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