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Post Doctoral Fellow in Biochemistry, Biology, Physiology, Oral Biology or a related discipline

Posted by: University of Utah

Posted date: Aug-29-2018

Location: Salt Lake City Utah

 A NIH-funded postdoctoral research position with full benefits is available in the Baker Lab at School of Dentistry University of Utah. The primary objective of this position is to study epithelial inflammation towards developing novel treatments to treat and cure hyposalivation.

The applicant must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in Biochemistry, Biology, Physiology, Oral Biology or a related discipline. A strong background in molecular biology and imaging techniques as well as peer-reviewed publications are required. Ideally, the candidate will have additional expertise in more than one of the following areas: confocal microscopy, electrophysiology, protein expression, high-throughput screening, assay development, protein detection/quantification, and cell signaling.

Responsibilities will include development and execution of experiments, data analysis, manuscript preparation, presentation of results, and working with collaborators and other members of the research team at the University of Utah. Applicants must be self-motivated, methodical, detail-oriented, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

The U is only minutes from rugged mountain bike trails and downtown amenities. Situated at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains in the state's capital city, campus benefits from and contributes to the rich cultural history and sophisticated metropolis allure of Salt Lake City.

We are one of the best in the nation at creating startup companies based on student and faculty research. This is indicative of the innovative and industrious thinking found across campus and in classrooms. Whether it's lectures, concerts, museums, gardens, or Broadway-quality theatre, campus is chock full of exciting things to do nearly every day of the year. Attractions include the Natural History Museum of Utah, Kingsbury Hall, Pioneer Theatre, Red Butte Garden, and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Finally, the U is big enough to have resources, small enough that we’re open to outside ideas. Collaboration is in the DNA of the researchers that call Utah home, and we know that combining ingenuity with dedication can create a sum that is far grander than its parts. Working together in a rich clinical environment opens extraordinary opportunities for bringing discoveries—whether basic science or population-based—toward improving the health of people.
Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow in Biochemistry, Biology, Physiology, Oral Biology or a related discipline
Post Details
Email olga.baker(at)hsc.utah.edu
Employer's Website dentistry.utah.edu
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Signal Transduction
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Salt Lake City Utah
Key Words postdoc
Start Date 10/01/2018
Salary 42,000-47,000
Deadline Sep-25-2018