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.
This is a one year term limited position in the department of Bioloigcal Chemistry. The primary objective of this position is to study the functions of lysine methyltransferases from the pathogen Legionella pneumophila.
The applicant will be closely involved in a range of research projects, and will have opportunities to make original scientific contributions, interpret and analyze results, and suggest future directions. The successful candidate will apply their energy and expertise to cutting edge science.
In addition, candidates will be expected to provide lab management support in the form of routine laboratory maintenance (inventory-keeping, preparation of stocks and buffers, etc.), record keeping, and compliance with University of Michigan regulations.
Training and assisting students with preparations, research techniques, use of instruments, methods and procedures to help advance the research objectives of laboratory.
Bachelor’s degree in microbiology, biochemistry, biophysics, or biology is preferred and 1-3 years experience in a laboratory setting. Research experience with Legionella pneumophila is highly desirable. Demonstrate experience training and mentoring undergraduate students.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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