Anatomy and Cell Biology

  • RESEARCH ASSISTANT
    Requisition #63738

    The major role of this Research Assistant will be to conduct experimental laboratory research work using molecular and cellular techniques to study the role of clefting genes in cutaneous wound healing.  This Research Assistant will also maintain mouse colonies, as well as isolating and maintaining cells from human and animal tissues.  Requires the academic knowledge of molecular and cell biology, and the ability to apply that knowledge to a research setting that is generally associated with a Bachelor’s degree in a discipline of biological sciences. Previous experience in molecular analysis including real-time PCR and immunoblotting; cell culture techniques, particularly isolation of cells (epithelial, mesenchymal and innate immune) from primary human and animal tissues and their manipulation is required.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential and required. Though training will be provided as necessary, at least 3-5 years of previous experience in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: mouse handling and breeding; DNA manipulation, including sequencing, genotyping, and PCR. To apply for this position visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu; requisition #68738.  Application deadline is April 15, 2016.  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.

    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.