University of Utah Research Associate in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 08/24/2018
Requisition Number PRN18153B
Job Title Research Associate
Working Title Research Associate
Job Grade A00
FLSA Code Professional
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Monday through Friday with the occasional weekend 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 55,000 to 60,000
Open Until Filled Yes
Using genomic and transcriptomic approaches, our lab has discovered novel genes, miRNAs and gene variants associated with human platelet number and function. A position is available for candidates to characterize these gene variants in mouse models and cell lines.
This position provides an excellent opportunity to grow scientifically and work with a dynamic group of investigators studying important and exciting aspects of vascular thrombosis and bleeding.
PhD with at least 5 years basic research experience, and the ability to problem-solve and work independently.
The candidate must have experience with molecular and cellular biology,RNAwork, mouse genetics and flow cytometry.
A background inCRISPR-Cas technology or computational analysis of large data sets would be viewed favorably.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
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