Research Laboratory Technician Intermediate/Associate

Michigan, United States
30 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Feb 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

A cover letter should be submitted outlining your skills and previous research experience relative to this position. A CV with the contact information of referees (2-3) should also be submitted.

How to Apply

A lab technician position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Lei Lei in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan Medical School. Lei laboratory studies mammalian ovarian development using mouse model system.


The lab tech will take care of the lab mouse colony, including performing routine daily check and genotyping; assist other lab members with experimental trouble-shooting; assist in general lab maintenance, organization and record keeping.

The lab tech should be familiar with techniques such as: mouse tissue dissections, PCR, DNA gel-electroporation and basic molecular cloning.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s level degree in biological science. Previous experience in mouse handling is required. Research experience in molecular biology and histology are highly desired. A successful candidate should also be able to clearly communicate using English.
  • Associate Level:  0-1 years of experience
  • Intermediate Level: 1-3 years of experience

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.