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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.
Why Join Michigan Medicine?
Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in
the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and
technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical
School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000
employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop
outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become
one of the world's most distinguished academic health systems. In
some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this
world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a
victor for the greater good.
What Benefits can you Look Forward to?
- Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your
very first day
- Retirement Savings Opportunities
Independently design and execute experiments using cutting-edge
technologies in the field of cell biology, molecular biology, and
biochemistry to support drug discovery and elucidate mechanisms of
action of key compounds. Taking leads in developing and
implementing novel assays for compound screening and
characterization. Interact closely with medicinal chemists to
provide biology expertise and support as the biology lead of a drug
discovery project team. Participate in various activities of the
drug discovery process: from target identification/validation, lead
identification/optimization, through to nomination of clinical
candidate. Actively and openly participate in research discussions
and reviews. Co-authors/authors publications; may co-present with
Principal Investigator at meetings and conferences; assists in
acquiring research funding including writing grant proposals. May
supervise exempt and non-exempt research and support personnel.
Monitors budget, researches, recommends and purchases
Master's degree in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry
or related field. 5-10 years of related experience. Outstanding
laboratory skills. Must have extensive research experience on
mammalian cell culture, DNA/RNA/protein isolation from tissues or
culture cells, Western Blot, and molecular biology techniques such
as qRT-PCR. Experience with immunostaining and flow cytometry.
Ph.D in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or related
Primarily days, with the need to take emergency call or work
scheduled shifts during active study periods on
nights/evenings/weekends and fill in during staff absences.
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.
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
Research Area Specialist Sr
Research Area Specialist Sr
Ann Arbor Campus
Ann Arbor, MI
MM Int Med-Hematology/Oncology
12/23/2020 - 4/30/2021