University of Utah Post Doc Res Assoc in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/08/2017

Requisition Number PRN14429B

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

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

8a – 5p, Monday – Friday.

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 00247 - Pathology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $47,484 - $48,216 DOE

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

The Department of Pathology at The University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow who shares our vision for excellence in research. The position will be based at The University of Utah School of Medicine, ranked among the top 30 public research universities in the nation, located in the foothills overlooking Salt Lake City. In this position you will have the opportunity to work side by side with other world-class professionals, develop your skills, and grow your career.

Projects are focused on investigating the role of different mitochondrial and lysosomal transporters in iron metabolism.



This position will give you the unique chance to actively drive research projects focused on identifying and characterizing metal transporters and how they affect iron homeostasis in cell culture and in model organisms including mice and S. cerevisiae.

Minimum Qualifications


Applicants should have a Ph.D. in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or a closely related field and must have research experience using standard and up-to-date molecular biology methods, tissue culture, mouse genetics and cell biology techniques. Applied techniques includeRNA/DNAextraction, quantitativePCR, flow cytometry, metabolic profiling and tissue culture. Bioinformatics skills are desirable.

Experience with molecular biology, flow cytometry and tissue culture are desirable. The ideal candidate has strong writing skills and enjoys working in a collaborative and multidisciplinary team.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.