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Asst Research Scientist/Engin - Hefti Laboratory at University of Iowa

Asst Research Scientist/Engin - Hefti Laboratory

University of Iowa Iowa City, IA (Onsite) Full-Time
The Department of Pathology is seeking a Assistant Research Scientist to carry out human tissue and stem cell based studies of human neurodegenerative tauopathies. Tasks include the design, performance, and evaluation of experimental procedures with full responsibility for efficient use of resources while obtaining high-quality results in each individual study. Tasks also include training of assigned lab personnel, including students, postdocs and visiting scholars. This position is 100% time.

Duties to include:

* Human tissue work/neuropathology
* Stem cells
* Records results, observations, and interpretations for every experiment according to guidelines.
* Monitors quality control parameters.
* Writing manuscripts, presentation in seminars and posters

For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.

The Department of Pathology is part of UI Health Care, a comprehensive health sciences center that serves Iowa and the region, as well as patients referred from the United States and overseas. The Clinical Laboratories are well recognized for providing outstanding and comprehensive care to the patients we serve. The breadth and depth of services provided are amongst the best in the country. The educational programs that the department participates in includes medical students, clinical laboratory scientists as well as biomedical scientists. To learn more: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Asst Research Scientist/Engin - Hefti Laboratory />
Required Qualifications:

* PhD in pathology, neuroscience, molecular or cellular biology or a related field
* Strong organizational, communication and time management skills.
* Experience in working with human biological samples
* Experience with human neuroanatomy and/or neuropathology
* Ability to communicate with patients, donors, and general public about human brain research
* Excellent organizational and communication skills and ability to work independently.

Desirable Qualifications:

* Practical experience and theoretical knowledge of neuroanatomy and neuropathology, including gross and microscopic examination of human brain tissue
* Experience with Western Blotting, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, and or RNA in situ hybridization in human post-mortem brain tissue
* Previous experience with biobanking
* Knowledge of stem cell culture and differentiation

Position and Application details:

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload the following documents and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission:

* Resume
* Cover Letter

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

For additional questions, please contact Brenda Carey at [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Asst Research Scientist/Engin - Hefti Laboratory.

Additional Information

* Classification Title: Asst Research Scientist/Engin
* Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific
* Schedule: Full-time
* Work Modality Options: On Campus


* Pay Level: 5A
* Starting Salary Minimum: 51,693.00
* Starting Salary Maximum: to Commensurate

Contact Information

* Organization: Healthcare
* Contact Name: Brenda Carey
* Contact Email: [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Asst Research Scientist/Engin - Hefti Laboratory

Recommended Skills

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  • Applied Mathematics
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