University of Utah Post Doc Res Assoc in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 03/26/2017
Requisition Number PRN13749B
Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc
Working Title Post Doc Res Assoc
Job Grade A00
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Care Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
M-F with occasional nights and weekends as required by the lab.
VP Area Health Sciences
Department 01337 - Molecular Medicine Program
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range To be determined
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled
NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes
A postdoctoral position is available to qualified and motivated individuals to investigate the role of iron in the development of diabetes. Topics of research focus on the iron regulation of metabolic pathways in liver, pancreatic beta cells and adipose. This project utilizes a multidisciplinary approach that employs diabetic transgenic mouse models, mammalian cell culture, protein biochemistry, enzymatic analysis,RNAanalysis, proteomics, metabolomics and functional genomics.
1. Perform self-directed research
2. Maintain mouse colonies and isolate animal tissues for experiments
3. Collaborate with scientists externally and internally
4. Demonstrate effective communication skills; present research at national meetings and author manuscripts for publications in scientific journals
5. Provide guidance to undergraduate and graduate students
Candidates must have a PhD or MD and proven research experience in molecular biology, cell biology or biochemistry. The applicant will have demonstrated record of scientific accomplishment as evidence by at least one first-author publication in a scientific journal.
Preference is given for experience in transgenic mouse models of human disease.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
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