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less thanp>less than/p>less thandiv>POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 2360Position Basicsless thanbr>less thanstrong>Advertising Ends on:less than/strong>less thanbr>Extended Until Position is Filledless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Advertising Started on:less than/strong>less thanbr>Monday, February 23rd, 2015less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>College:less than/strong>less thanbr>College of Dentistryless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Department:less than/strong>less thanbr>Dental Researchless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Salaryless thanbr>less thanstrong>Salary:less than/strong>less thanbr>$42,840.00 to Commensurateless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Position Detailsless thanbr>less thanstrong>Full/Part Time Status:less than/strong>less thanbr>Full Timeless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Percent Time:less than/strong>less thanbr>100%less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Position Description:less than/strong>less thanp>The Amendt lab in the Carver College of Medicine/Dows Institute for Dental Research is seeking a highly motivated, hardworking, skilled Post Doctoral Scholar. The Amendt lab is interested in the Genetics, Development and Biochemistry of craniofacial and tooth development. In particular, we are focused on the roles of transcription factors and microRNA in the developmental processes leading to tooth and facial development. The Amendt lab uses mouse models, cell culture models, Biochemical assays, tissue processing and analysis and bioinformatics to address key developmental questions. The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine/Dows Institute for Dental Research is a highly ranked Biomedical research institute and is located in a state of the art research complex that features a collaborative atmosphere to foster innovation.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Education Requirement:less than/strong>less thanp>PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Physiology, Genetic or related fields.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Required Qualifications:less than/strong>less thanp>Interested candidates should have obtained a PhD degree with a strong background in mouse models, tissue processing and analysis, molecular biology, cell biology and Biochemistry. Candidates should have proven ability of independent research, good written and verbal communication skills and a strong publication record.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Desirable Qualifications:less than/strong>less thanp>-Solid knowledge/experience in Biochemistry, Genetics and Cell biology.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>-Extensive experience with mammalian cell lines and primary cell lines.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>-Extensive experience with DNA manipulations, cloning and microRNA processingless than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>-Experience with mouse handling, husbandry, tissue processing and protein chemistry is a must.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Online Application Required Documentsless thanbr>less thanbr>Curriculum Vitaless thanbr>Name and Contact Information of Referencesless thanbr>Letters of Interestless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Number of References:less than/strong> 3less thanbr>less thanp>less thanb>To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.less than/b>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Contact Informationless thanbr>less thanstrong>Contact:less than/strong>less thanbr>Steven L Eliason - steven-eliason@uiowa.eduless thanbr>Cmed-Anatomy and Cell Biologyless thanbr>BOWEN SCIENCE BUILDINGless thanbr>51 NEWTON RDless thanbr>1-675 BSBless thanbr>IOWA CITY, IA 52242less thanbr>less than/div>less thandiv>less than/div>less thandiv>less than/div>less thanp>The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employ