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Career Opportunities at the LSI
The Life Sciences Institute at the University of Michigan
is home to some of the world’s most outstanding scientists working at the cutting edge of scientific research. Harnessing the strength and tradition of U-M’s academic excellence, the LSI is forging links between the health sciences, basic sciences, engineering, the social sciences and the humanities.
There are many exciting opportunities, for people at all stages of their career, to become a part of the scientific team at the LSI. From administrative support positions, to laboratory and research positions, to opportunities for undergraduate students, the LSI is looking for the leaders and best in the life sciences fields.
For Faculty Positions
The University of Michigan is a leader in the biomedical sciences, with world-class researchers and faculty members from across campus comprising a formidable team. The Life Sciences Institute takes pride in being an integral member of this team, helping to lead the way in the emerging area of Cryo-Electron Microscopy.
With state of the art tools and senior faculty already in place, the LSI is looking for junior faculty to join our teams in these areas.
The LSI uses a targeted recruitment strategy for potential faculty who will complement and enhance the overall research direction of its existing faculty. Recruitment is in partnership with other University schools and colleges as well as programs such as the Biological Sciences Scholars Program (BSSP).
The BSSP seeks to recruit tenure-track junior faculty at the level of Assistant Professor with outstanding track records of research accomplishment in the biological sciences, and extraordinary promise. Prospective faculty may be recruited by the LSI for a possible joint appointment with a tenure-granting partner department.
For Research and Administrative Positions
For the most up-to-date list of open positions at the Life Sciences Institute, please visit the U-M’s Career Website
. From here, conduct a detailed search for “Life Sciences” in the Department field to see all open positions at the LSI.
LSI jobs are typically assigned to the Research or Research Fellow Career Family. Common positions at the LSI include:
Research Laboratory Technician Associate
Research Laboratory Technician Intermediate
Research Laboratory Technician Senior
Research Laboratory Specialist Associate
Research Laboratory Specialist Intermediate
For Undergraduate Research Positions
Undergraduate students are encouraged to contact the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program
for potential positions at the LSI. UROP creates partnerships between first and second year students and U-M faculty.
The LSI sponsors a summer internship program through a partnership with the Perrigo Company
of Allegan, MI. The Perrigo Undergraduate Fellowship
allows highly qualified undergraduates to spend the summer working in a laboratory in the LSI for hands-on experience with our world-class faculty.