University of Utah Post Doctoral Fellow (E) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 12/21/2018

Requisition Number PRN19239B

Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)

Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

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

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 20000 to 50000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology at the University of Utah (https://health.utah.edu/nutrition-integrative-physiology) houses an active group of researchers, educators, and trainees dedicated to understanding how maintenance of metabolic health combats the development and progression of aging-associated vascular dysfunction, and chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. We maintain active engagement with other programs within University of Utah Health (e.g., Diabetes and Metabolism Research Center; and Molecular Medicine Program).

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to planning experiments and writing manuscripts and grant applications in addition to carrying out bench research. An ability to work in a team environment is also important.

Minimum Qualifications

Preferences

Drs. Sihem Boudina and Dr. J David Symons are looking for a motivated, talented, and productive cardiovascular physiologist / molecular biologist with a PhD or equivalent degree. Skills should include but not be limited to immunoblotting, qRT-PCR, and current techniques of molecular biology. PresentNIHfunded projects are concerned with the process of autophagy in the cardiovascular system.

Salary and benefits are commensurate withNIHpolicy. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. US Citizens will be eligible to apply for several University of Utah T32 training grants in related fields.

Please send a letter of introduction containing: 1) career goals, 2) anNIHstyle curriculum vitae, and 3) the contact information of three references to j.david.symons@hsc.utah.edu

J. David Symons PhD

Professor, Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology; Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes; Investigator, Molecular Medicine Program

Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, Rm 3410

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

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: employment@utah.edu 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: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSare subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.