Anatomy and Cell Biology

  • RESEARCH ASSISTANT
    Requisition #69196

    This Research Assistant will execute experimental procedures in a gene therapy research laboratory for animal disease model development and viral vector mediated gene transfer in experimental animals.  Requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must be able to translate, adapt and apply knowledge to perform research in a health science field or discipline.  Master’s is desirable. Requires skills in molecular biology and cell biology research. Fine motor skills are required for animal tissue collection. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.  Highly desired previous research experience (1 to 3 years) includes: genotyping for animal disease models including mouse and ferret; sequence analysis and genome functional analysis; plasmid cloning and mutagenesis, PCR and RT-PCR; animal tissue collection, embedding, sectioning and immunochemical assays. Knowledge with viral expression vectors is also desired.  To apply for this position visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu; requisition #69196.  Application deadline is June 29, 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.