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Faculty Merit Postdoctoral Professional & Scientific Research Temporary Internal

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Requisition # 2900

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences


Salary:$47,484.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

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

Perform molecular, biochemical, histological and behavioral studies in C. elegans. Current research focuses on the identifying the mechanisms underlying activation of the highly conserved stress-responsive transcription factor heat shock factor 1 (HSF1) in the metazoan C. elegans.  Projects will involve  investigating how epigenetic changes such as changes in chromatin architecture modulate HSF1-dependent transcription

Education Requirement:

Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Genetics, or Cellular and Molecular Biology.


Required Qualifications:

Prior experience and significant level of expertise with cellular and molecular biological approaches (including but not limited to qRTPCR, IP, ChIP, cloning and immunohistochemistry).

Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.

Documented record of publication.

Desirable Qualifications:

Previous experience with animal models of disease.

Evidence of successful grant writing.

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:Christine L Stevens -
Clas-Clas Administration
214 VAN
Phone: 319-335-1690
Department URL:

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