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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR

Requisition # 2360

Position Basics


Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, February 23rd, 2015
College:College of Dentistry
Department:Dental Research

Salary


Salary:$42,840.00 to Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Percent Time:100%
Position Description:

The Amendt lab in the Carver College of Medicine/Dows Institute for Dental Research is seeking a highly motivated, hardworking, skilled Post Doctoral Scholar. The Amendt lab is interested in the Genetics, Development and Biochemistry of craniofacial and tooth development. In particular, we are focused on the roles of transcription factors and microRNA in the developmental processes leading to tooth and facial development. The Amendt lab uses mouse models, cell culture models, Biochemical assays, tissue processing and analysis and bioinformatics to address key developmental questions. The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine/Dows Institute for Dental Research is a highly ranked Biomedical research institute and is located in a state of the art research complex that features a collaborative atmosphere to foster innovation.

Education Requirement:

PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Physiology, Genetic or related fields.

Required Qualifications:

Interested candidates should have obtained a PhD degree with a strong background in mouse models, tissue processing and analysis, molecular biology, cell biology and Biochemistry. Candidates should have proven ability of independent research, good written and verbal communication skills and a strong publication record.

Desirable Qualifications:

-Solid knowledge/experience in Biochemistry, Genetics and Cell biology.



-Extensive experience with mammalian cell lines and primary cell lines.



-Extensive experience with DNA manipulations, cloning and microRNA processing



-Experience with mouse handling, husbandry, tissue processing and protein chemistry is a must.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vita
Name and Contact Information of References
Letters of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information


Contact:Steven L Eliason - steven-eliason@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Anatomy & Cell Biology
BOWEN SCIENCE BUILDING
51 NEWTON RD
1-675 BSB
IOWA CITY, IA 52242



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