Tall lab research fellow posting

Job Summary

A position is available for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Pharmacology. The
successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in the field of G Protein Coupled Receptor and G Protein Signaling. It is expected that the candidate will perform the following activities semi-independently under the supervision of the laboratory P.I.; conduct research, apply for postdoctoral fellowships, present results at scientific meetings, and publish findings in peer-reviewed journals.

Required Qualifications*

Ph.D. or M.D. with an emphasis in Pharmacology or Biochemistry. Relevant graduate level experience in GPCR/G protein signaling is desired, but previous postdoctoral experience is unnecessary. Previous record of publication in primary research journals is required. Evidence of presentation(s) at national/international meetings and evidence of application to or awarding of pre-doctoral fellowship awards is a strong plus. Extensive biochemical and cell biological experience is required in purifying recombinant proteins, performing GPCR/G protein enzymatic analyses, measuring GPCR/G protein effector readouts in cell-based assays, and drug/ligand screening against drug targets. Expertise in eukaryotic cell culture, molecular biology, and the willingness to work with low amounts of radioisotopes is also required.

Background Screening

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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.