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University of Michigan
  • Position Number: 1826031
  • Location: Ann Arbor, MI
  • Position Type: Laboratory and Research

Research Technician Associate

Job Opening ID: 184432
Work Location: Ann Arbor Campus
Ann Arbor, MI
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Organizational Group: College Of Lsa
Department: LSA Psychology
Posting Begin/End Date: 2/13/2020 2/20/2020
Salary: $27,000.00 $30,000.00
Paid Time Off:
Career Interest:

How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume/curriculum vitae. The cover letter should address reasons for your interest in this position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position. In addition, please include contact information for 3 individuals who can provide letters of recommendation upon request. Lastly, please include your most recent undergraduate transcript (unofficial is acceptable). Note that all of your application materials must be combined into a single document.

Job Summary
The Sarter Lab is seeking a full-time Research Technician Associate/Lab Manager to perform a variety of tasks relating to behavioral neuroscience research. Major tasks include:
  • Managing and overseeing all aspects of the laboratory, including IACUC, ULAM, and Biosafety-related issues/inspections/protocols.
  • Managing undergraduate training and IACUC protocol adherence.
  • Managing purchasing of lab supplies and animals; coordinating purchases with grants manager.
  • Working with other Lab Managers to oversee shared spaces and instrumentation.
  • Supporting collaborations with outside researchers (e.g., tissue generation and shipments).
  • Conducting research for selected research projects.

Mission Statement
The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.

Required Qualifications*
High school diploma or Associate's degree, experience handling rodents and conducting behavioral neuroscience research, performing stereotaxic surgeries, rodent perfusions and histological analysis.

Desired Qualifications*
Bachelor's degree and 2-3 years of relevant experience

Additional Information
One year term-limited position with excellent possibility of extension based on the availability of funding.

Start date is negotiable.

The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitments to serve the diverse people of Michigan, fulfill the College's Guiding Principles, and sustain the excellence of LSA.

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Background Screening
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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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