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University of Utah Post Doctoral Fellow in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 10/16/2020

Requisition Number PRN24549B

Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)

Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00861 - Pediatric Neurology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range Based on NIH Stipend Level Guidelines

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Division of Pediatric Neurology, University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD or MD/PhD) for studies on leukodystrophy disease gene pathophysiology and therapeutics discovery in the Bonkowsky lab (http://medicine.utah.edu/pediatrics/labs/bonkowsky/). The experimental model systems include mouse, zebrafish, and human (see paper by Strachan et al., 2017, Human Molecular Genetics). Projects in gene therapy and small molecule development are part of the fellowship training. Candidate should be ambitious and independent with good communication skills and team mentality; and at least one first-author publication in a well-respected journal.

Responsibilities

Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD or MD/PhD) for studies on leukodystrophy disease gene pathophysiology and therapeutics discovery in the Bonkowsky lab (http://medicine.utah.edu/pediatrics/labs/bonkowsky/). The experimental model systems include mouse, zebrafish, and human (see paper by Strachan et al., 2017, Human Molecular Genetics). Projects in gene therapy and small molecule development are part of the fellowship training.

Minimum Qualifications

Preferences

Ambitious and independent with good communication skills and team mentality; and at least one first-author publication in a well-respected journal.

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.

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