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University of Utah Post Doc Res Assoc in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 10/05/2021

Requisition Number PRN27893B

Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc

Working Title Post Doc Res Assoc

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday with occasional weekends as needed by the lab.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01337 - Molecular Medicine Program

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 53760 to 65292

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Our lab has used genomic and transcriptomic approaches to discover genes and gene variants altering human platelet number and function. A Postdoctoral Fellowship is available for candidates to assist in characterizing the role of the thrombin PAR4 receptor in platelet function and in models of thrombosis. We have generated two mouse lines wherein the mouse Par4 gene has been replaced by different human PAR4. Our goal is to understand how these variant contribute to human diseases, including ischemia/reperfusion injury. In addition, we use human megakaryocytes and platelets to study the molecular and cell biology, and signaling of this receptor under static and shear conditions.

Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years research experience in cell biology, biochemistry, and molecular biology and be able to work independently. The candidate must have experience with flow cytometry, microscopy and mouse models. In addition, the candidate should be able to independently analyze and interpret experimental data and write up the results for publication and presentation at national meetings. A background in mouse genetics and animal models of thrombosis would be viewed favorably. This position provides an excellent opportunity to grow scientifically and work with a dynamic group of well-funded investigators in a Molecular Medicine Program of translational and basic research in vascular thrombosis.

Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Independently design and lead projects from start to the end.

Experienced in experimental designing and troubleshooting.

High capability to work independently and in a team.

Preferences

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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