Research Investigator in Pharmacology Department

Michigan, United States
19 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, complete CV, and contact information of three references to Gregory Tall ( Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Job Summary

A Research Investigator position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Gregory Tall to study mechanisms of G protein and adhesion G protein coupled receptor (GPCR) signaling.  The laboratory has uncovered novel means of G protein regulation and developed an extensive array of tools for genetic and pharmacologic manipulation of these pathways.  The candidate will conduct research and publish and present results, and contribute to the overall operation of the laboratory.  The laboratory uses a broad range of methodologies that offer opportunities for training in multiple disciplines.  Our laboratory has been highly efficient and productive and demonstrated a track record of commitment to the development of students and postdoctoral fellows for successful scientific careers.

Required Qualifications*

The position requires a Ph.D. or M.D. and at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience, including industrial experience. The ideal candidate has a background in biochemistry and/or cell biology, an expertise in any of the following areas:  cell and tissue cultures, protein biochemistry/purification, or molecular biology, and a record of first author publication(s) in quality journal(s).

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.