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Postdoctoral Fellowship at Michigan

Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Michigan

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A Postdoctoral Fellowship position is available University of Michigan Medical School. The postdoctoral fellow is responsible for conducting, reporting, and presenting research in the study under the supervision of the Principal Investigator.

The research area will include the development of novel neuromodulation therapies for treating gastrointestinal diseases and metabolic disorders, such as obesity, diabetes, visceral pain, inflammation, and gastrointestinal dysmotility. The neuromodulation methods include vagal nerve stimulation, sacral nerve stimulation, and transcutaneous neuromodulation.

Key Responsibilities

The postdoctoral fellow will do the following duties

  • Perform scientific and medical research work in translational research related fields.
  • Records and evaluate data obtained from work assignments for use in scientific papers.
  • Collaborate with Principal Investigator, supervisor, and/or other research personnel in preparation of the scientific paper publication.
  • Review literature and confer with colleagues regarding new procedures, and modify them according to the needs of the projects.
  • Perform experimental procedures in research studies, with the necessary training and as deemed by the Principal Investigator.
  • Provide supervision of the Research Coordinator, Research Assistant, as needed.
  • Master complex skills and techniques used in the laboratory. Learn new skills or technology.
    Construct, assemble, and operate laboratory equipment and apparatus.


Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be eligible for this Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Michigan

  • Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral qualifications in any field.
  • Scientific research experience is necessary.


Either in the area of biomedical research, such as follows:

  • Rodent survival surgery
  • Common research techniques such as western blotting and PCR
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office and research database products
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Or in the area of biomedical engineering with the following skills and experience:

  • Machine learning, such as artificial neural network
  • Biomedical signal processing, such as peak detection, special analysis, adaptive filtering
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office and research database products
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 The University of Michigan

The University of Michigan is the public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America.  Its comprehensive graduate program offers doctoral degrees in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) as well as professional degrees in architecture, business, medicine, law, pharmacy, nursing, social work, public health, and dentistry. Michigan’s body of living alumni comprises more than 540,000 people. Also, it is one of the largest alumni bases of any university in the world.  As of October 2018, 50 MacArthur Fellows, 25 Nobel Prize winners, 6 Turing Award winners, and 1 Fields Medalist have been affiliated with the University of Michigan.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline24 January,2021
Open toAll
OrganizerThe University of Michigan



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