University of Utah Post Doc Res Assoc in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 12/01/2017
Requisition Number PRN15807B
Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc
Working Title Post Doc Res Assoc
Job Grade A00
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Monday through Friday with occasional weekends as needed by the lab
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 01337 - Molecular Medicine Program
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range DOE and budget constraints
Open Until Filled Yes
We are seeking to recruit an outstanding Postdoctoral Research Associate to study the molecular and genetic mechanisms regulating iron metabolism, and specifically, how iron dysregulation causes hematological and neurodegenerative diseases, and diabetes. This project utilizes a multidisciplinary approach employing transgenic mouse models, functional genomics,RNAanalyses, proteomics, metabolomics, mammalian cell-culture and immunological technologies.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
1. Performs self-directed research under minimal supervision as well as working as part of a team
2. Assists the Principal Investigator in the design, implementation and performance of new protocols and procedures as well as the modification of existing techniques.
3. Makes statistical calculations and analyzes data
4. Maintains mouse colonies and isolates animal tissues
5. Drafts manuscripts for scientific journals and presents work internally and externally at conferences
6. Assists with training of junior staff and students
7. Orders lab supplies and manages daily lab operation
The ideal candidate should have a PhD or a MD in Biology, Chemistry or in a relevant field with significant laboratory experience in molecular biology. The candidate will have demonstrated record of scientific accomplishment as evidence by first-author publications in scientific journals. Working knowledge of advanced scientific techniques and procedures as well as the ability to make statistical calculations, analyze results, prepare manuscripts and perform specialized assays are required. The candidate should be highly motivated and should be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are required.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in molecular biology and transgenic mouse models
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
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