Anatomy and Cell Biology

  • POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR

    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 understanding the cellular and molecular basis of obesity-induced disorders, particularly diabetes and inflammatory diseases, with the goal of identifying novel therapeutic interventions. 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. Interested candidates should have obtained a Ph.D. or M.D. degree with a strong background in mouse models, metabolism, molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry. The ideal candidate will have proven talent to work independently with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Desired qualifications include:

    • Solid knowledge in Cell biology, Biochemistry and metabolic diseases;
    • Extensive experience working with mammalian cell lines and primary cells (ideally primary hepatocyte culture);
    • 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.

    To apply for this position visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu; requisition #2246.

    The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Applicants’ credentials are subject to verification. 

     

    LECTURER in ANATOMY and HISTOLOGY

    The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at The University of Iowa is inviting experienced applicants for a position as Lecturer in anatomy and histology, a non-tenure track appointment. The appointment is immediately open, renewable for a total of three years and renewable thereafter in three-year increments pending demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and collegiate approval. Applicants must have an advanced post-baccalaureate degree (Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent) and certification of advanced study of education at the higher education level. Applicants must demonstrate the potential to excel in the teaching of gross anatomy, embryology and medical and dental histology, and demonstrate experience working effectively in a diverse environment. Candidates are sought who can provide strong instruction in both traditional face-to-face and online courses, and teach students from multiple health professions (medicine, dentistry, nursing, physical therapy). Candidates must demonstrate effectiveness in teaching within an integrated medical curriculum. Experience in the development and implementation of online and innovative forms of assessment are desired. Candidates must have experience teaching histology online using virtual microscopy and must have experience in the development of online histology learning materials. Experience in innovative computer-aided instruction for teaching of gross anatomy is desired.

    Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three references by visiting http://jobs.uiowa.edu, requisition 065961. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Please direct questions regarding the ad to mary-beckler@uiowa.edu.

    The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Applicants’ credentials are subject to verification.