JOB NO.: 92930-AS
Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 92930-AS
Working Title: Researcher
Official Title: RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) or ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)
Hiring Department: A537700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM
FTE: 50% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: FEBRUARY 01, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $36,054 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Master's Degree required, preferably in biochemistry, cell and/or molecular biology, genetics or immunology.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Minimum of 2 years prior experience with cell culture and molecular biology and/or biochemistry is required. Experience with immunofluorescence staining of cells or tissues, western blot, co-IPs, RNA/Protein extraction, PCR/qPCR, confocal microscopy, and image analysis is strongly preferred. Additionally, applicants who have at least 1 year of experience with mouse husbandry and tissue dissection is preferred. Applicants must be willing to learn and conduct metabolic and pharmacological studies using mice.
License or certificate:
A laboratory in the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry/Medicine Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism is interested in uncovering the mechanisms by which inflammation, stress and unfolded proteins case diabetes. The laboratory has generated several mouse models that alter the unfolded protein response gene expression in pancreatic beta cells, and aims to determine how the loss of function of these genes affect the progression of diabetes.
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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 briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position, and three references.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Dec 19 2017 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Jan 15 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time