JOB NO.: 94101-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 94101-AS
Working Title: Scientist
Official Title: SENIOR SCIENTIST(E10BN) or ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST(E10FN) or ASSISTANT SCIENTIST(E10LN)
Hiring Department: A537700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM
Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 01, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Ph.D. or MD/PHD in the biochemical sciences with an emphasis on either biochemistry, cell biology, immunology, genetics, or related field required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Research experience in at least one of the following areas required: molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, genetics or immunology. Experience working with transgenic mouse colonies is required. Expertise in one or more of the following skills/techniques is required: Immunofluorescence/immunohistochemistry, fluorescence or confocal imaging, mammalian cell culture, RNA an protein work, multicolor FACS analysis, FlowJo analysis, mouse models of disease/autoimmunity, prior experience on handling large data sets (RNAseq, proteomics). Recent Ph.D's as well as experienced candidates are welcomed to apply.
License or certificate:
The Engin Laboratory is focused on understanding how stress response pathways play a role in beta cell pathology and diabetes. Current projects involve identifying the role of the unfolded protein response (UPR) pathway in the development of type 1 diabetes. The work involves phenotyping the tissue specific mouse models of the UPR and mechanistic studies using cell culture, biochemical and immunological assays. More information about our research and publications can be found at enginlab.org. The ideal candidate is expected to be a creative, productive, and self-motivated individual with the ability to think critically, learn quickly, and function both independently and within a team.
Instructions to applicants:
To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, a cover letter which should address your experience with all of the applicable required qualifications, and three references.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Apr 5 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Apr 20 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time