University of Utah Post Doc Res Assoc in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 06/29/2017
Requisition Number PRN14654B
Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc
Working Title Post Doc Research Associate
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 needed.
VP Area Health Sciences
Department 01337 - Molecular Medicine Program
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 35000 to 45000
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled
NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes
A new Postdoctoral Fellow position is open immediately at the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, University of Utah,USA.
Our research focuses on the basic molecular mechanisms of fat expansion and the development of peripheral insulin resistance. Current projects include 1) adipose stem cells heterogeneity and visceral obesity, 2) redox-modulation of adipocyte function, 3) the role of adipocyte autophagy in inflammation, 4) insulin/IGF1 receptors signaling and autophagy regulation. Multidisciplinary approaches are utilized including in vitro cell culture, flow cytometry, genetically engineered mouse models (GEMM), in vivo metabolic assessment. Competitive salary and generous benefit package will be provided for qualified candidates.
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
Highly creative and motivated biologists with Ph.D., M.D., or both degrees, and proven record of research productivity are welcome to apply.
Please send your C.V. and contact information for three references to: Dr. Sihem Boudina, email:email@example.com
Working experience using Transgenic/Knockout Mouse Models and adipocyte biology is valuable; knowledge ofCRSPR/Cas9, Cell Signaling, Stem Cells, and bioinformatics is a plus.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
Please first apply on-line. After applying, please send your C.V. and contact information for three references to: Dr. Sihem Boudina, email:firstname.lastname@example.org
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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.