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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR

Requisition # 2902

Position Basics


Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Anatomy & Cell Biology

Salary


Salary:$47,484.00 to Commensurate

Position Details


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

The Yang laboratory at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa is seeking a motivated, focused and skilled Postdoctoral Fellow. The Yang group is interested in identifying the molecular components of integration between organelle stress responses that are in play in obesity and diabetes at the cellular and organismic levels (publications in Science, Cell Metabolism and Diabetes). Genetic mouse models, cellular and in vivo metabolic analysis, cell culture, cell imaging and biochemistry assays will be used in the project. The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is a highly ranked biomedical research institute. The Yang laboratory is located in a state-of-the-art facility that features collaborative atmosphere to foster innovation.

Education Requirement:

Interested candidates should have obtained a Ph.D. or M.D.

Required Qualifications:

A strong background in mouse models, metabolism, molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry is required. The ideal candidate will have proven talent to work independently with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Desirable Qualifications:

Solid knowledge in Cell biology, Biochemistry and metabolic diseases; Extensive experience working with mammalian cell lines; Extensive experience with sub-clone, viral construction, as well as overexpression/suppression of target gene expression in mouse model; Experience with flow cytometry, confocal microscopy and EM; Profound experience in mouse metabolic profiling, animal handling, mouse surgeries, tissue dissection.


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:Mary M Beckler - mary-beckler@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Anatomy & Cell Biology
BOWEN SCIENCE BUILDING
51 NEWTON RD
1-100A BSB
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-7755



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