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


Open Date 11/10/2016

Requisition Number PRN12835B

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?


Work Schedule Summary


VP Area

Department 00246 - Human Genetics



Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 20000 to 500000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

My laboratory in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Utah has an open position for a postdoctoral fellow to work onNIH-funded projects involvingFGFsignaling in auditory sensory and supporting cell differentiation in the mouse. Stipend will followNIHguidelines and the fellow will be mentored through the process of applying for individual support (stipend and/or newly developed project) as appropriate. In addition, presentation and networking opportunities include participation in the weekly Human Genetics Research in Progress series and the monthly Inner Ear Research Group, which comprises multiple labs with diverse interests.

E-mailed inquiries to Suzanne Mansour ( should include a brief (<1 page) current research description, a Biosketch, and the names and contact information of two individuals (current PI and one other), who can be contacted to comment on your suitability for this position. The ideal candidate would be able to start in early 2017.


NIH-funded projects involvingFGFsignaling in auditory sensory and supporting cell differentiation in the mouse.

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have at least two years of graduate or postdoctoral research experience in perinatal/postnatal inner ear development, including anatomic, molecular and functional analyses, with strong publications (can be pending) in these areas, but I also welcome applicants with strong experience in other developing sensory systems.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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