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Requisition # 308

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Friday, January 31st, 2020
Advertising Started on:Monday, October 14th, 2019
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Neuroscience and Pharmacology


Salary:$30,650.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

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

A research intern is needed to conduct cutting-edge research focused on the molecular mechanisms of liver metabolism and its relevance to diabetes development. This position is designed for individuals who:

  • Seek training, experience, and mentoring in a research setting

  • Plan to pursue a graduate or professional degree in science, medicine or a related field

  • Have US citizenship or permanent residency

See Post-Baccalaureate Research Internship website:

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform laboratory maintenance and preparation of stock solutions.

  • Perform experiments using cell and molecular methodologies in mice, mouse tissues and cell cultures.

  • Maintain laboratory and experimental records.

  • Perform molecular cloning and generate adenovirus and lentivirus expressing various proteins and RNAi.

  • Assist postdoctoral fellows in maintaining mouse colonies and performing genotyping and experiments.

  • Keep detailed written and organized records of experimental design, protocols, computer data analysis and raw data.

Education Requirement:

Requires a Bachelor's degree in a biomedical related science or an equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience in a molecular and cell biology related field. A minimum 3.2 GPA

Required Qualifications:

Previous work experience in a biomedical laboratory with hands-on research is required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Working proficiency with each of the following:

  • Passaging and maintaining various cell lines.

  • Western blotting

Online Application Required Documents

Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Contact Information

Contact:Songhai Chen -
Cmed-Neurosci & Pharmacology
Bowen Science Building
51 Newton Road
2-250 BSB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-4562
Department URL:

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