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Research Fellow at University of Michigan

Applicants are invited to apply for a postdoctoral associate position in molecular biology at University of Michigan, USA. This fellowship is last for two years and posible to extend. There is no application deadline for this position.

All interested applicants should submit a letter of motivation, CV, and contact information for at least three references. For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Sue Hammoud at hammou@umich.edu.

The Hammoud Laboratory at the University of Michigan Medical School is seekinga highly motivated individualinterested in the fundamental principles of germ cell development or transgenerational epigenetic inheritance. Our two primary research interest includes: 1) Unraveling the molecular program of spermatogenesis -using single cell approaches. 2) Defining molecular carriers of epigenetic memory. These early studies aim to provide a fundamental understanding of germ cell biology and paternal contribution; the findings will have direct clinical and therapeutic relevance for infertility and fertility preservation.

The Hammoud lab is part of a highly collaborative environment we have extensive collaborations within the University of Michigan and abroad. We also have access to numerous state of the art core facilities and specialized equipment. Michigan has several opportunities for career development.

This is a 100%-time research position with an initial appointment for one year with possible extension depending on performance.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in life sciences or bioinformatics with a strong background in cell and molecular biology, genetics, epigenetics, transcriptional regulation, high-resolution microscopy, or bioinformatics. Experience with mouse models is essential. Additional qualities should include the ability to work in a team, a passion for scientific endeavor, and excellence in communication skills.

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.

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.


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