Postdoctoral Fellow in Genetics at the University of Michigan

Research Fellow for the Hammoud Lab

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Full Time

Academic / Research, Research Fellows

Job Summary

The Sue Hammoud Lab, in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Michigan Medical School, seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow. The lab focuses on understanding genetic and epigenetic programs that guide germ cell development in-vivo and in-vitro. The applicant will involved in a range of research projects, and will be expected to make original scientific discoveries, analyze data, and suggest future directions.

The candidate should have strong written and oral communication skills, maintain detailed and organized lab notebooks and records, and be able to work under deadlines with general guidance. Candidates will be expected to collaboratively contribute to manuscripts, grants and presentations.

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. 

Required Qualifications

  • A PhD degree in biology, genetics, biochemistry, or a related field
  • A strong publication record
  • Experience with mice, biochemical, and molecular techniques
  • Candidates must have high degree of motivation, and the ability to think and work both independently and collaboratively.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with genomics

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.

How to Apply

To apply, qualified applicants must submit an application to the University of Michigan Job Board (ID 189060) that should include the following:

  • Cover letter stating your research experience, project interests, and future career goals
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Contact information for references

Please direct any questions about the position to

Hammoud Lab website: