Research Specialist I

Research Specialist I

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Job Description

 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is a science philanthropy whose mission is to advance biomedical research and science education for the benefit of humanity. We empower exceptional scientists and students to pursue fundamental questions about living systems, and work to share scientific discoveries with researchers, students, and science-curious individuals around the world.


Founded in 1953 by aviator and industrialist Howard R. Hughes, HHMI is headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland, and employs more than 2,500 people across the U.S. Visit to learn more about working at HHMI.


A research specialist position is available in the Bardwell lab at the University of Michigan. You will be engaged in the discovery and characterization of chaperones and their role in disease using cutting edge structural biological approaches. Our lab is innovative, friendly, and very well-funded. 


Required Skills


Successful candidates will have been trained in structural biology, candidates with a strong publication record are preferred. Completion of a PhD in a related field is required by start date. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and a one page research statement describing their research interests and experience and how these align with the foci of our laboratory see

Salary will be based on the generous Howard Hughes Medical Institute salary range. Application materials should be sent to

Required Experience

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)-hhmi-001-919