Research Lab Tech Intermediate

15 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

Job Summary

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to perform experiments using a variety of state of the art techniques involving cell biology, protein biochemistry, molecular biology, and in-vivo animal models. This position offers unique opportunities for ambitious individuals to interact with a diverse group including technicians, graduate students, post docs and faculty. This individual will assist with executing experiments involving cell culture, protein biochemistry, and molecular biology.


Flow cytometry and confocal microscopy; Breeding, genotyping, dissecting mice and cell extraction; PCR and basic molecular biology techniques; Maintaining an inventory of mice, chemicals and reagents; Ordering and preparing research supplies; Data organization; Discussion and meetings; Lab organization and other research activities.

Required Qualifications*

Research experience in nanoemulsion, Western blot, and flow cytometry. Knowledge of dendritic cell activation. Ability to analyze data, design mouse breeding schemes, and engage in troubleshooting problems as they arise. Self-motivation, good organization and record-keeping skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are important.

Research Lab Tech Associate- Requires a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry.

Research Lab Tech Intermediate- Requires a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and 1-3 years of experience.

Desired Qualifications*

Attention to detail, reliability, ability to work efficiently, computer skills, and willingness to learn new techniques.

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. 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.