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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR

Requisition # 2728

Position Basics


Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, February 3rd, 2017
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Biochemistry

Salary


Salary:$47,484.00 to Commensurate

Position Details


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

The Price laboratory is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to perform biochemical and molecular genetic studies on transcription by RNA polymerase II through chromatin. Project will involve de novo initiation on native chromatin templates and global analyses. The overall goal of the lab is to examine regulation of gene expression that is accomplished during the elongation phase of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Basic mechanisms controlling transcription of human genes as well as specific regulation of HIV are studied.

Education Requirement:

 Interested applicants must have (or soon expect to have) a Ph.D. in a field that involves biochemical training. All PhD requirements must be met by the start date of employment.

Required Qualifications:

A strong background in transcription and/or chromatin is required. The applicant should be able to independently design, execute and interpret experiments. Applicants should also have strong molecular biology and biochemistry skills.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. A strong publication and presentation record is expected.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience with in vitro transcription, chromatin remodeling, and bioinformatics is desired.


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:David H Price - david-price@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Biochemistry
MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FACILITY
375 NEWTON ROAD
3130 MERF
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-7910
Department URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/biochemistry/



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