Research Associate

Michigan, United States
10 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

Michigan Medicine is seeking a research lab specialist to contribute to research projects involving mouse models of proteinuria.  The successful candidate will become a member of a research team within the Departments of Pediatrics and Nephrology. Functional supervision will be given by the principal investigators and other staff.

This is a 5 month, term-limited position from approximately February 2019 to June 30th 2019. 


The research associate specialist will be responsible for working with mice. He/she is expected to run laboratory techniques, including ELISA, western blotting as well as cell culture independently. The project is focused on the study of molecular mechanisms of proteinuria in different mouse models. 

Required Qualifications*

Master degree in biomedical or health-related sciences; ability to work independently as well as cooperatively with others; good verbal and written communication skills; ability to multi-task and sustain a high level of organization; punctual and detail-oriented.

Desired Qualifications*

Prior research experience; laboratory setting, working with mice, desire to learn more about molecular mechanisms.

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.

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.