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Iowa State University Postdoc Researcher - Animal Science in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Postdoc Researcher - Animal Science

Appointment Type:Post Doc/Trainee

Job Description:

We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher with a background in ovarian biology, female reproductive biology, and/or toxicology. This is a collaborative project to build a comprehensive understanding of transcriptomic, proteomic, and phenotypic ovarian responses to toxicant exposure in lean and obese female mice.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Animal exposure experiments, phenotypic and biochemical data collection

  • Molecular analysis of RNA, DNA and protein

  • Writing and enforcing standard operating procedures

  • Report writing

  • Troubleshooting and experimental design

  • Manuscript writing

  • Training graduate and undergraduate students

  • Detailed record keeping

  • Ordering laboratory supplies

  • Ordering animals

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Animal handling, exposures, and data collection

  • Molecular laboratory analysis

  • Record keeping

  • Personnel training and supervision

  • Ordering animals and laboratory supplies

Proposed Start Date:September 1, 2021

Proposed End Date or Length of Term:August 31, 2022

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed.

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: June 10, 2021

Posting Close Date:

Job Requisition Number:R5278