PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Metabolomics & Obesity Center is seeking a laboratory assistant...


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  • Host Department: Program in Biology
  • Date: 03/01/2013 - 03/15/2013
  • Time: 5:00 PM

  • Location: Brehm Tower

  • Description:

    Laboratory Assistant
    Work-Study & Non-Work-Study  Michigan Metabolomics & Obesity Center (MMOC)

    Job Description:
    Michigan Metabolomics and Obesity Center ( is seeking a candidate who will carry out in-vivo physiology/pharmacology experiments in rodent models of metabolic disorders. He/she will be responsible for evaluating metabolic phenotypes in these models, including assessment of whole body and organ insulin sensitivity using euglycemic- hyperinsulinemic clamp with 3H- and 14C- labeled tracers. This individual should have hands-on experience and expertise in in-vivo physiology/pharmacology and in the handling of rodents in particular, including microsurgery, and intravascular infusion in conscious mice and/or rats.

    Job Requirements:
    Majoring in physiology, pharmacology, molecular and cellular biology, or related disciplines. A
    strong work ethic, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work with
    minimal supervision in an organized fashion are essential. Ability to work collaboratively with
    investigators in a multidisciplinary academic setting is critical.

    Additional Information:
    5-15 hours/week                                                                                                              Brehm Tower


    Grace Wu


    Michigan Metabolomics & Obesity Center