Research Lab Tech Intermediate

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Ann Arbor, MICHIGAN

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Job Summary

potentially some clinical research that focuses on management and treatment strategies for the critically ill and injured. Specific areas of interest and current focus include but are not limited to models of hemorrhagic shock, acute cardiac arrest, traumatic brain injury, and sepsis. The applicant will work closely with several research faculty and other research staff in established labs at the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC) and possible occasions at the University Hospital. Please note that this is a one year, term-limited position, but renewal is possible, pending funding.

Mission Statement

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.


The successful candidate will perform laboratory experiments which include assisting with highly complex surgical procedures for physiological monitoring of animals, and a wide variety of biological sample collection and testing. Regular duties may include maintaining laboratory equipment, autoclaving supplies, ordering supplies, maintainance and documentation of lab safety for compliance, and data collection/management. Some collection of clinical data and records management will be required. Participation in regular lab meetings and discussions is expected. Must work effectively in a team setting or autonamously, communicate effectively, and keep clear precise records. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in biology, veterinary or animal science, or related scientific field. Previous lab or research experience needed. The appropriate candidate must possess excellent organizational, multitasking, and communication skills as well as the ability to function both independantly and as part of a highly cohesive team.

Desired Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in biology, veterinary or animal science, or related scientific degree plus 2-4 years of experience in animal research, inluding two years of previous experience with large animals. Previous experience with the collection and handling of large and complex data sets is desired. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and time management skills, good communication skills, the ability to work with minimal supervision, and strong enthusiasm for developing new skills and expertise.

Work Schedule

Full time Monday thru Friday. Flexible schedule with some nights and weekends depending on study.

Additional Information

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Michigan Medicine is committed to creating an environment that is welcoming to all. We strive to value the unique contributions of individuals, and support a culture of inclusivity among our employees, learners and larger community. This includes supporting the development of a diverse workforce across identities such as the race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital status, religion, language, disability, and Veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer.

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.

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