Research Fellow at University of Michigan

Applicants are invited to apply for a postdoctoral scholar position in cell biology at University of Michigan. This position is open until filled.

A postdoctoral position is available immediatelyfor an individual with a Ph.D. or equivalent degree to carry out studies of pancreatic islet beta cell function, with a focus on oscillations.

Qualified candidates will have experience with live cell imaging techniques utilizing fluorescence microscopy and image analysis, fura-2 calcium imaging, and FRET. Hands on experience with molecular and cell biology protocols, and basic biochemical assays, especially those pertaining to studying metabolism or ion channel function will also be desirable. Experience with tissue culture, measurements of hormone secretion, transducing cells with adenoviruses, and using gene silencing approaches would be attributes as well. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have experience with patch clamp electrophysiology.

Interested individuals should provide a letter stating their background and experience, include a copy of their current curriculum vita, and list the names of 3 people who can provide letters of recommendation.

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.

In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.

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.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process maybegin as early as the eighth day after posting.Thisopening 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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