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.
The Mobley Lab in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School is a basic science lab investigating molecular mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis and vaccine development.
Have an active role in the design and execution of experiments, including acquiring knowledge of the related literature.
Analysis of results of experiments using common graphing and statistical software.
Discussions of experimental results with mentor and research project group.
Presentations of research findings at lab meetings, meetings with other research groups, and poster sessions.
Preparation of manuscripts related to research findings.
Assist with lab maintenance and the smooth functioning of the research laboratory.
The ability to learn and understand basic data analysis, bacteriology techniques, and experimental troubleshooting is important. Accuracy and persistence in carrying out tasks are essential. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are important. The ability to work as part of a team is essential.
We are hiring at either of two levels:
Intermediate: Bachelor's degree with 4-5 years of related experience is required. 1-3 years of laboratory research experience in Biology or Microbiology is required. Experience with basic molecular biology is needed. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted, including relevant undergraduate and graduate student experience. Master's degree preferred.
Associate: Bachelor's degree with 1-3 years experience in a related field. 0-1 years of laboratory research experience in Biology or Microbiology is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted, including relevant undergraduate and graduate student experience.
Laboratory research experience in bacteriology and molecular biology techniques is preferred, as well as organization of data and accurate record keeping in laboratory notebook.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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