Staff Positions

Research and administrative staff positions to support U-M's neuroscience community are found in many departments across the University of Michigan campus. 

Research Laboratory Specialist Intermediate

U-M Jobs Posting: 226565

Highly motivated individual sought for a Research Laboratory Specialist Intermediate position in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at the University of Michigan. The primary responsibility is to perform electrophysiology and imaging experiments with animal models (rats and mice). The position is under the supervision of Dr. Zhongming Liu, who directs the Laboratory of Integrated Brain Imaging (https://libi.engin.umich.edu) and the Engineering Preclinical Imaging Center (https://epic.bme.umich.edu). 

Research Laboratory Specialist Associate

U-M Jobs Posting: 226561

Highly motivated individual sought for a Research Laboratory Specialist Associate position in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at the University of Michigan. The primary responsibility is to perform electrophysiology and imaging experiments with animal models (rats and mice). The position is under the supervision of Dr. Zhongming Liu, who directs the Laboratory of Integrated Brain Imaging (https://libi.engin.umich.edu) and the Engineering Preclinical Imaging Center (https://epic.bme.umich.edu). 

Research Laboratory Specialist Associate

U-M Jobs Posting: 223455

Supports a laboratory group studying neural circuit development and neurodevelopmental disorders using genetic, genomic, and imaging techniques. The position involves performing complex experimental procedures and techniques in molecular biology, genomics, biochemistry, rodent genetics, and neuroanatomy. Additional responsibilities include personnel training, ordering supplies and consumables, maintaining the animal colony, and ensuring compliance with university regulations.

Research Lab Tech Intermediate

U-M Jobs Posting: 224704

Serve as research support staff for a Neuroscience laboratory investigating the neurobiological substrates of learning and memory using genetically engineered mice. The laboratory employs various techniques including molecular biology, electrophysiology, and behavioral analysis. The candidate will be expected to perform technical, administrative, and general laboratory functions. The candidate will coordinate the maintenance, breeding, and genotyping of transgenic mouse colonies. Collect mouse tissue samples, isolate DNA from mouse tissues, and analyze DNA by PCR. The candidate should be familiar with routine molecular biology techniques, which may include RNA isolation, and RT-PCR. Additional experience with biochemical processes, including protein purification, Western blotting, and immunohistochemistry is expected.

Additional responsibilities will include: order and maintain lab supplies, materials and equipment; unpacking received orders; and arranging returns of damaged or incorrect orders. Maintain a clean, safe, and functional laboratory. Enter data into the computer in Excel or another database format. Assist the PI in preparing reports, abstracts, and publications of data. In addition, the candidate may be responsible for training and supervising undergraduate work-study students.

Financial Specialist Senior

U-M Jobs Posting228679

The MNI Administrative team is seeking a skilled financial specialist to provide high-level financial support in the execution of budgets, financial planning, analysis, and long-range forecasting for all financial mechanisms within the Institute, including sponsored research grants. A bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience are required, including total accounting, finance, and/or post-award research administration experience. Click the "apply here" button to view the comprehensive job posting.