Rsearch Fellow Biomedical Engineering

Responsibilities*

Techniques to be performed include PCR real time, Nucleic Acid Extraction and Purification, sub-cloning of plasmid vectors, DNA and protein electrophoresis, Western blotting, standard biochemical assays (ELISAs, extracellular matrix quantification), histology, and small animal surgery. Prior rodent husbandry and surgery experience is preferred. The applicant will learn how features of a gene circuit affect transduced cell functions critical to matrix generation and tissue repair, in both diseased primary cells (chondrocytes from osteoarthritic patients) and stem cells.

Required Qualifications*

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Life Sciences, or related fields.  Applicants with the skills in designing and performing mammalian cell culture experiments and tissue engineering techniques, as well as extensive experience in molecular biology, and small animal handling are preferred.

Additional Information

Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do.  Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/ .

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering  component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—along with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment—can be found at: http://www.engin.umich.edu/college/about/diversity 

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 will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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Ann Arbor , United States

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United States

Ann Arbor

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