Research Fellow in Pathology

Michigan, United States
03 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

Candidate will join an exciting and dynamic team focused on aging and cancer that uses a multi-disciplinary approach to tackle biologically important questions in the biology of aging.


Evaluate candidate anti-aging compounds identified in high-throughput screens for impacts on mammalian cells. Duties will consist of treating cultured mammalian cells with selected small molecules, and evaluating effects using immunoblot, RNA-seq, proteomics, and similar approaches.

Evaluate candidate anti-aging compounds identified in high-throughput screens for effects in mice. Duties will consist of treating mice with selected compounds, IP or PO as needed, and monitoring animals for biological effects.

Non-experimental responsibilities include: collaborate with Principal Investigator and colleagues with day-to-day operations necessary to facilitate research activities: preparation of stock solutions, and other related duties; collaborating with others as needed to complete research studies; maintain detailed records of laboratory materials and procedures and actively participate in lab meetings and journal clubs; and preparing research papers for submission for peer review when appropriate.

Required Qualifications*

Ph.D. in biology or closely related area; successful record of publishing primary research papers in peer review journals; prior expertise in mammalian cell culture and mouse work.

Background Screening

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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.

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.