Research Fellow at University of Michigan

University of Michigan is pleased to invite applicants to apply for a postdoctoral fellowship position in molecular biology. This position is open until filled.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications for this position should consist of a single PDF file that includes a Cover Letter, CV and contact information for 3 references.

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with in-depth knowledge and extensive skills in cellular and molecular biology to join a laboratory focused on discovery, design and development of bioactive compounds against innovative and challenging targets.

The candidates should demonstrate expertise in various lab techniques including cell culture and assays (cell proliferation assay, cell preparation for FACS, cell stable and transient transfection, use of siRNA and shRNA), preparation and analysis of DNA and RNA (preparation of plasmids, regular PCR and RT-PCR), ChiP and sequencing technologies, immunoblotting, biochemical assays (ELISA). Prior experience with in vivo animal models will be highly preferred, as well as experience in the field of drug discovery and elucidating molecular mechanisms of drug action. The research is interdisciplinary and will provide many opportunities for learning new skills and techniques. It is expected that the candidate has ability to work independently, collect and tabulate data, publish and present results, as well as to participate in the training of graduate students in a research laboratory setting

M.D. or Ph.D. in cellular and molecular biology. Experience in a research laboratory setting. Evidence of scholarly ability (record of publication in peer-reviewed journals, etc.)

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.

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.

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.

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

Deadline: As soon as possible
Apply Link:http://tinyurl.com/y7fgogjx

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