Research Assistant I

Grand Rapids MI
Jul 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

Embedded in an international network, our research is focused on basic and translational biology of the human a placenta to explain the underlying mechanisms of placental disorders such as IUGR, preeclampsia and preterm birth. Furthermore, we work on paradigm shifting translational approaches for the early detection of disease as well as novel intervention strategies.

We are currently funded by grants provided by industry, the NIH as well as university funds.

We are looking for individuals who seek challenges to improve the lives of babies and mothers around the world by applying and developing new cutting edge technologies. 

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in the specific field of research employment or other related science fields; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in standard laboratory procedures and safety requirements and performing analytical and research techniques in an area related to research being performed; may require software specific to the area of research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The position may require special licensing or certification in the field related to the area of employment.

Required Application Materials

Please apply using the MSU application system and attach both cover letter and CV.


Work Hours


 Bidding eligibility ends on 8/1/17 at 11:55 PM

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