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Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences: The Department of Biological Sciences at Mississippi State University seeks candidates for the Dr. Donald L. Hall Professorship in Biological Sciences
This position was endowed for the purpose of expanding and/or complementing existing research areas within the department, which has a strong record of research in the areas of cellular/development biology, ecology, evolution/systematics, microbiology, and physiology. Candidates should have an internationally recognized record of research in an area of the biological sciences, including a sustained record of extramural research funding. The successful candidate will serve as a mentor and role model for early career faculty, will be expected to continue his/her externally funded research program at MSU, and will contribute to the department’s undergraduate and graduate teaching missions. Candidates must hold qualifications that will enable appointment at the full professor level, with tenure. MSU is an AA/EOE.
Full nomination & application instructions are available at: https://www.jobs.msstate.edu/ (PARF/position 7585).
Posted December 12th, 2013
Research Position I and II
We are seeking a motivated, organized and enthusiastic research assistant to study embryonic kidney development and its relationship to kidney pathologies, including cystic kidney diseases and cancer. We are interested in the role of Wnt signaling and primary cilia in shaping nephric tubules, utilizing Xenopus (frog) embryos and mammalian tissue culture as models.
Conducts research activities
Provides updates to P.I. regarding research progress
Maintains accurate and timely records
Participates in continuing education
Provides training of other laboratory members
Monitors and orders supplies
Complies with all policies, rules, regulation and codes.
Research Assistant II level: Requires Bachelor's degree or relevant experience in lieu of education, and minimum of one year experience is required with a Bachelor's degree.
Research Assistant I level: Requires Bachelor's degree or relevant experience in lieu of education, and minimum of one year laboratory experience during Bachelor's training.
For additional information please visit the following link:
Posted November 20th, 2013
Assistant Professor in Developmental Biology
Missouri State University: August 11, 2014 opening for Assistant Professor in Developmental Biology. Requirements: PhD in Biology or related area, peer-reviewed publications in Developmental Biology, excellent communication skills. Duties: teach Introductory and Developmental Biology, and specialty area; advisement; externally-funded research. Submit: letter of application (including commitment to diverse student populations), CV, 3 references, teaching/interest statement, and copies of all transcripts at https://jobs.missouristate.edu. Employment will require a criminal background check at University Expense. Application review begins 15 December 2013 and continues until filled. Direct queries to kkim@MissouriState.edu. EO/AA
Posted November 19th, 2013
Two Year Visiting Assistant Professor Cell and Development Biology Department of Biology, Swarthmore College
Applicants should have a Ph.D., teaching experience, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Teaching responsibilities include participation in a team-taught introductory biology course along with intermediate-level courses in cell and developmental biology. Additionally, there may be an opportunity to teach an advanced seminar-style course. The Biology Department is dedicated to educating and supporting a rich, diverse body of students and encourages candidates who will further advance the goals of fostering an inclusive community with diverse ideas and experiences.
All application materials (CV, teaching and research statements, and three letters of recommendation) should be submitted online at < https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3578> by January 13th, 2014. For more information, please visit our website at www.swarthmore.edu/biology. Questions regarding this position should be addressed to the Biology Department chair, Amy Cheng Vollmer, at email@example.com or by calling 610-328-8044.
Posted November 6th, 2013
FACULTY POSITION IN EVOLUTIONARY GENOMICS/GENETICS DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY, SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY
We seek a creative, productive evolutionary biologist with research strengths in eukaryotic genomics or genetics. We are especially interested in candidates who use innovative experimental, computational and/or comparative approaches. Research area is open to studies of all eukaryotic organisms.
Candidates should have post-doctoral experience and a strong record of research accomplishments and funding. The successful candidate should also display a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Teaching responsibilities will include participation in undergraduate genetics and evolutionary biology courses, and additional courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise. The successful candidate will participate in the MS and PhD programs in Evolutionary Biology and may also participate in the department’s MS and PhD programs in Cell and Molecular Biology, and Ecology.
Applicants should submit electronically a single pdf comprising a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching interest, and three representative publications to firstname.lastname@example.org (Andrew Bohonak, Chair, c/o Medora Bratlien). Applicants must request that three letters of recommendation be sent electronically, directly to the search committee. Review of applications will begin 16 December 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications are not guaranteed full consideration. For the full job ad see: http://www.bio.sdsu.edu/jobs/
Posted November 6th, 2013
Assistant Professor The School of Life Sciences and The Biodesign at Arizona State University
The School of Life Sciences and The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor whose research focuses on comparison of biological systems at the genome scale. Anticipated start date is August 16, 2014. Preferred research methods may include but are not limited to theoretical, computational, populational, and empirical approaches to comparative and functional genomics. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an innovative, extramurally-funded, research program, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and have a commitment to outreach and service. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor undergraduate and graduate students as well as postdoctoral fellows.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in an appropriate field. Demonstrated teaching and research excellence is preferred.
For additional information on this position and instructions to apply, please visit http://sols.asu.edu/jobs. The initial closing date for receipt of applications is November 25, 2013; applications will be reviewed every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply (http://www.asu.edu/titleIX).
Posted October 31st, 2013
Assistant Professor The Department of Biological Sciences Northern Kentucky University
The Department of Biological Sciences seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Development Biology to begin Fall 2014 (https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/472). Ph.D. or equivalent in biology or related field required. Post-doctoral research and teaching experience desirable. Successful applicants must be committed to teaching at the undergraduate level and to actively engaging undergraduate students in a competitively funded, productive research program. Teaching responsibilities include courses in developmental biology, anatomy and physiology, and introductory biology, and the development of advanced courses in the candidate’s specialty. We value faculty who incorporate hands-on, dynamic, active-learning methods into courses to effectively engage students in the learning process. Candidates should have an interest in implementing outreach programs for K-12 and adult learners. Advising responsibilities expected.
Submit letter of application; brief statement of professional goals; statements of teaching philosophy and research goals; curriculum vitae; transcripts; and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to https://jobs.nku.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. For questions, Dr. David Thompson, email@example.com.
Posted October 24th, 2013
Bioinformaticist, WU Center for Regenerative Medicine
The Department of Developmental Biology at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications for a Bioinformaticist to join the newly formed Washington University Center for Regenerative Medicine. The Center is a trans-institutional initiative to promote and facilitate research in basic and translational regenerative medicine. We are seeking an outstanding colleague to join at the level of Research Assistant Professor to carry out collaborative research and provide bioinformatics expertise. The applicant is expected to have a Ph.D., with some additional post-doctoral training preferred, in the relevant areas of bioinformatics and genomics. Knowledge of developmental biology and/or regenerative medicine would be a plus. The successful candidate will be able to collaborate with members of the center to analyze and interpret primary sequencing data (ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, genome/exome sequencing) utilizing state of the art bioinformatics tools. Proficiency with common scripting languages and analysis tools (e.g., Perl, R, and/or Python) is expected. In addition, the candidate should have excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills.Review of applications will start November 15, 2013. Interested applicants should email a single PDF file consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a summary of research accomplishments, and should arrange for submission of three letters of reference to:
Bioinformaticist Search Committee (c/o Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, Ph.D.)
Department of Developmental Biology
Center for Regenerative Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8103
St. Louis, MO 63110
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/EOE M/F/D/V.
Posted October 18th, 2013
Plant Biologist at California State University, Fresno
The Department of Biology is seeking a plant biologist with research interests in developmental biology, genomics, metabolic/signaling pathways, regulatory systems, or structure-function relationships. Preference will be given to candidates that have an interest in California native plants. The successful candidate is expected to develop a research program involving Master’s and undergraduate students. Specific teaching assignments will depend on candidate's expertise and departmental needs. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in the candidate's area of expertise, vascular plants, plant anatomy and systematics.
To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by December 3, 2013. Complete an online application at: http://jobs.csufresno.edu and attach the following materials: 1) cover letter/letter of interest addressing qualifications and experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research interests; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) names, titles, addresses, phone/fax numbers and email addresses of five professional references. Finalists will be required to submit a minimum of three letters of recommendation and official transcripts to the search committee chair within three weeks of notification. For inquiries contact: Dr. Brian Tsukimura, Committee Chair Plant Biologist Faculty Search, Department of Biology California State University, Fresno, 2555 East San Ramon Avenue, MS SB73 Fresno, CA 93740, Phone: 559-278-4244, Email: BrianT@CSUFresno.edu
Posted October 8th, 2013
Developmental Biology Faculty, Duquesne University
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Biological Sciences. Duquesne expects excellence in both education and research. The successful applicant will develop a vigorous, externally-funded, independent research program in the broad areas of developmental and/or cell biology. The ability to teach developmental biology and contribute to courses in cellular and molecular biology is desirable.
Applicants must have post-doctoral experience and are expected to mentor undergraduates and PhD students. Competitive salary and start-up packages are available. Additional information can be found at http://www.duq.edu/biology.
To apply, email a cover letter, CV, and statements of research and teaching goals to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed to the same address. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013. Please direct inquiries about the position to email@example.com.
Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.
Posted October 7th, 2013
Developmental Biologist – Tenure Track, St. Norbert College
St. Norbert College invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Biology beginning in August 2014. This is a new faculty position within the biology department, which will occupy a newly remodeled and expanded science building. Teaching responsibilities will include developmental biology and cell-level introductory biology courses as well as the ability to teach genetics or molecular biology. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop courses in their area of expertise. The typical teaching load is two courses per semester plus associated laboratory sections. Productive research that also provides meaningful experiences for St. Norbert College undergraduates is expected. A Ph.D. in Biology or a related field is required at the time of appointment; postdoctoral experience is preferred. Review of applications will begin October 15. Please see complete ad: http://www.snc.edu/hr/positions/?i=R000000597
Posted September 27th, 2013
Faculty Position, Open Rank, Rice University, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Applications are invited for two open-rank faculty positions in the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Rice University. Applicants will be considered in broad areas of biological research including biochemistry; cell and developmental biology; and systems, synthetic and physical biology. Applicants using experimental and/or theoretical biological approaches that are interdisciplinary with chemistry, physics, engineering, or computational methods are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a Ph.D., postdoctoral training, and outstanding potential in research and teaching. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding and participate in the education and mentorship of graduate and undergraduate students. Review of applications will commence Oct.15, 2013 and continue until the positions are filled.
Please compile a PDF containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of past research accomplishments and future research plans, summary of teaching goals and email to BCBSearch@rice.edu. Arrange for four letters of reference to be sent to the same email address.
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Posted September 24th, 2013
Faculty Position in Biological Sciences at Vanderbilt University
The Department of Biological Sciences at Vanderbilt University seeks candidates to fill a tenure-track, assistant professor faculty position. We desire candidates whose research complements existing areas of strength within the department (http://as.vanderbilt.edu/biosci). The scope of the search will reflect the full breadth of the department; we are particularly interested in candidates working at the intersection of development, evolution and molecular genetics. The central criteria for the position are excellence in research and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate students with a high level of effectiveness. Women and under-represented minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should send a single PDF containing a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of current and future research interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address. Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2013, and will continue until the position has been filled. Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted September 5th, 2013
Developmental Biologist, Albright College
Albright College seeks a developmental biologist to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in the Biology department. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biology or related field. The successful candidate will be a broadly trained developmental biologist with a focus in evolutionary developmental biology, or a closely related field, and the experience to support and maintain a microscopy facility, including both an SEM and TEM. Candidates must be able to: (1) teach on a rotating three-year cycle developmental biology (or embryology), scientific imaging (or advanced microscopy), histology and a course within the candidates particular specialty; (2) participate in introductory biology courses for biology majors as well as an occasional course for non-science majors; (3) occasionally teach courses that contribute to the general education curriculum and/or interdisciplinary program in psychobiology; and (4) develop an active research program emphasizing undergraduate student involvement within our new science center. A strong commitment to undergraduate education and research, an interdisciplinary liberal arts perspective, and service to the department and college is expected. Review of completed applications will begin on August 31 and continue until the position is filled. Please send CV, undergraduate and graduate unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy (plus copies of most recent teaching evaluations if available), research plan and letters from three personal references to email@example.com. We are an AA/EOE/ADA employer and are committed to diversity within our community. In pursuit of this commitment, we actively encourage and anticipate diversity among applicants for this position. Albright College is a liberal arts institution consisting of approximately 1650 students, and is located within an hour of Philadelphia and three hours of New York, Baltimore and Washington, DC. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.
Posted September 4th, 2013
Development and Evolution in Annelids, Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience
A postdoctoral position is available immediately for a highly motivated and organized individual to investigate the developmental basis of body plan evolution in spiralian embryos using experimental embryology, gene expression studies, cell lineage tracing and functional genomics in the polychaete Capitella teleta. The successful applicant will work independently, possess a strong work ethic, and be willing to develop protocols and techniques for C. teleta. The ideal candidate should have a PhD in cell and molecular biology or Biology, and proven experience in developmental biology with a strong track record in either functional genomics or marine invertebrate development. The Seaver lab is at the Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience of the University of Florida, near St. Augustine. Please send a cover letter outlining interest, CV and the contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three professional references to Dr. Elaine Seaver (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Posted November 27th, 2013
Wnt/ Planar Cell Polarity Signaling
A postdoctoral position for an outstanding and highly motivated candidate with experience in Drosophila genetics and microscopic methods is available in the Department of Developmental and Molecular Biology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Our laboratory focuses on molecular aspects of canonical and non-canonical Wnt signaling. We are particularly interested how cells polarize with respect to the epithelial plane. More information can be found at http://jennylab.aecom.yu.edu/.
The candidate’s research will benefit from a lively and friendly atmosphere and a strong tradition of collaboration within the College. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is situated in the Bronx, one of the five boroughs of New York City and offers ready access to the cultural and recreational opportunities in Manhattan and the greater New York area.
Candidates interested should send a C.V., brief summary of research experience and contact information for references to email@example.com.
Posted November 25th, 2013
Postdoc Position Available Pediatric Research Center
We are seeking a highly motivated, organized and enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow to study embryonic kidney development and its relationship to kidney pathologies, including cystic kidney diseases (including ciliopathies) and cancer. We are interested in the role of Wnt signaling and primary cilia in shaping nephric tubules, utilizing Xenopus (frog) embryos and mammalian tissue culture as models. Current goals include: 1) Determining how PCP components affect tubule and cilia formation; 2) Discovering novel components affecting nephron development; 3) Visualizing in vivo tube formation using advanced live imaging techniques; 4) Generating transgenic animals to visualize nephrogenesis in vivo: http://www.uth.tmc.edu/postdocs/Assets/pdf/Miller%20Pediatrics%2010%2010%202013.pdf
Please send CV, cover letter indicating research interests, and the name/email address of three references to:
Rachel K. Miller, Ph.D.
Department of Pediatrics
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
6431 Fannin Street, MSE R316
Houston, Texas 77030
Posted November 20th, 2013
Post Doctoral Positions with John Hopkins University, Wilmer Eye Institute
Postdoctoral positions are available to study cell-specific regeneration in zebrafish. We pioneered a system for selective ablation of individual cell types and complementary automated HTS methods for tracking regeneration kinetics in living zebrafish over time. We use integrated platform to reveal cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating the regenerative potential of retinal stem cells. Fellows are sought to head two large-scale discovery initiatives:1) Forward Genetic Screen – mutagenesis screen has/will isolate retinal regeneration-deficient mutants and characterize the underlying cellular and molecular defects.
2) Whole Organism HTS Drug Discovery – in vivo HTS to discover compounds promoting survival and/or regeneration of specific retinal cell subtypes.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in the Biological Sciences, with preference given to those with expertise in related subfields (e.g., Genetics, Molecular Biology). Please email a cover letter detailing your research goals, resume, and reference information to: Jeff Mumm, Johns Hopkins University, Wilmer Eye Institute: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted November 7th, 2013
Postdoctoral Position in cis-Regulatory Evolution, Cornell University
The Robert Reed lab (reedlab.org) at Cornell University seeks to hire a postdoc to work at the intersection of functional genomics, bioinformatics, and evolutionary developmental biology.
Our current work is concerned with understanding the cis-regulatory basis of butterfly wing pattern evolution. We are using ChIP-seq, enhancer-reporter constructs, and nuclease-mediate genome editing to characterize of cis-regulatory elements driving the evolution of color patterns within and between species.
Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in the biological sciences and significant experience in molecular genetic techniques. Preference will be given to applicants with any of the following skills: analysis of short-read datasets, design and construction of enhancer-reporter constructs, insect transgenics, in vivo electroporation, ChIP-seq, in situ hybridization, GWAS.
Send a single PDF containing a CV, a statement of research interests, and contact information for three references to email@example.com.
Posted November 5th, 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity in Neuroregeneration Research
A Postdoctoral Fellow opportunity is available in the Center for Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine (CNRM) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland.
CNRM is a leader in innovative approaches for recovery after traumatic brain injury, with a focus on neuroimaging, neuroprotection, neuroregeneration and neuroplasticity, see http://www.usuhs.mil/cnrm/.
The successful applicant will be responsible for initiating and carrying out neuroregeneration research projects using human neuronal stem cell-programmed induced pluripotent stem cells (NSC-iPSCs).
He/she will enter an outstanding training environment and interact and collaborate with an assembly of clinicians and scientists focused on brain injury research.
The ideal candidate should have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree with a strong background in stem cell biology.
Prior experience working with induced pluripotent stem cells is required.
Applicants should email their curriculum vitae and the contact details of two references to Dr. Martin L. Doughty at firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted October 23rd, 2013
Postdoctoral Position in Drosophila development
Our group is interested in the coordination between developmental growth control and neuronal differentiation. We have identified Drosophila genes that function during neuronal differentiation, neuronal cell cycle withdrawal, and the elimination of non-functional cells. Our goal is to characterize the roles of these genes at the molecular and cellular levels.
Bhattacharya & Baker (2011) Cell 147 881-892;
Ruggiero et al (2012) PLoS Genetics 8 e1003049.
The ideal candidate should be highly motivated with a PhD or equivalent. Experience in global analysis of gene expression, molecular genetics, live imaging of tissues, or Drosophila studies may be an advantage.
Dr. Nicholas Baker
including cv, brief description of scientific accomplishments and research interests, and contact information for 3 references.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is in a residential suburb of New York city and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Salary will be on the NIH scale.
Posted October 18th, 2013
Postdoctoral Associate, Stony Brook University
Salary: $38,000 - $42,000
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Anatomical Sciences, Paleontology, or Evolutionary Biology.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior publications in phylophenomic research (i.e. primary data collection, not meta data analysis). Knowledge of phylogenetic research methodologies and software.
Brief Description of Duties: The position is part of an award from the National Science Foundation AVATOL program (Assembling, Visualizing and Analyzing the Tree of Life) to develop Next Generation Phenomics methodologies and research products (http://avatol.org/ngp/). The Postdoctoral Associate will produce a phenomic matrix addressing a phylogenetic hypothesis by generating digital images supporting homology. The matrix generated will be used to develop and refine crowdsourcing techniques for phenomic-based phylogenetic research.
Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, cover letter and resume to:
Health Sciences Center, T-8, Room 040
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8081
Posted September 19th, 2013
Postdoctoral Position in Cell Competition, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Cell competition recognizes and eliminates abnormal cells during development and is thought to occur in cancer (Current Biology 2011 vol 21 pp R11-15). Our group has identified genes involved in competition between cells with different gene copy numbers for ribosomal proteins. Our goal is to characterize the roles of these genes at the molecular and cellular level, using genetic, molecular genetic, and biochemical approaches. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated with a PhD or equivalent. Experience in protein biochemistry, genetics, molecular genetics, live imaging of tissues, or Drosophila studies may be an advantage.
Dr. Nicholas Baker
Include CV with complete publications, a brief description of scientific accomplishments and research interests, and contact information for 3 references. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is in a residential suburb of New York City and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Salary will be according to experience on the NIH scale.
Posted September 17th, 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow/Associate, University of Rochester Medical Center
Two NIH funded postdoctoral fellowship positions are available to study Morphogenetic Signaling Pathways in Development and Disease. Areas of interests include craniofacial morphogenesis, skeletal development, neural development, breast development, congenital deformities and cancers. Projects focus on molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying development of lineage-specific stem cells. Developmental Genetics is the strength of this enthusiastic team. Priority will be given to candidates with a recent PhD degree and experience in stem cell and developmental biology, skeletal development and disease, cancer research, or genomics/proteomics.
Visit website: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/people/23567887-wei-hsu/articles
Submit your application including a cover letter, CV and names of at least three references to: Dr. Wei Hsu (Email: email@example.com).
Posted September 12th, 2013
Postdoc, IZN-Neurobiology, Heidelberg
Our group is interested in the regulation of neural stem cell (NSC) proliferation. We have developed a strategy to isolate neural stem cells from the embryonic and the adult brain. The goal of our work is to devise a strategy to identify neural stem cell behaviour in vivo. (Obernier K. et al. Stem Cells 2011; Cesetti T. et al. Stem Cells 2009)
The project aims at identifying the molecular programs associated to quiescence and long-term self-renewal of neural stem cells with a specific focus on cilia and cell cycle regulation. Using direct isolation of distinct precursor types we will investigate the molecular differences between quiescent and rapidly dividing neural stem cells.
The lab is located within the Interdisciplinary Center for Neurosciences in Heidelberg and offers excellent research facilities in an intellectually stimulating environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy and should have work experience in brain surgery and Lentiviral-mediated gene delivery.
Application should be sent to:
Dr. Francesca Ciccolini
Im Neuenheimer Feld 364
phone: 06221 – 54 8696
Posted September 10th, 2013
Postdoctoral Position, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Center for Engineering in Medicine, which is located in the Shriners Burn Hospital for Children in Boston, has a postdoctoral opening for an outstanding molecular biologist/bioengineer. The project will involve 1) protein engineering, 2) biomaterials, 3) wound healing animal models. The position provides up to 3 years of support.
• A Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Bioengineering, or related fields
• Proven Experience with protein engineering and molecular biology (e.g. expertise in cloning, fusion proteins design, PCR, RT-PCR; culture and transfection techniques (viral and non-viral); design and application of retro- and lenti- viral derived vectors; virus production, propagation and genetic modification; hands on experience in protein expression, purification and quantification; cytokine quantification.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
A single pdf document with a cover letter, a full CV with a complete list of publications, 3 letters of recommendation, and list of laboratory methods mastered.
Posted August 29th, 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Alabama at Birmingham
An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available to study the role of the planar cell polarity (PCP) pathway in mammalian development and human diseases. This project will use a combination of genetic, imaging and cell biological approaches and utilize mouse, chick and Xenopus as model organisms to investigate the mechanisms underlying PCP-mediated morphogenetic events that contribute to cardiovascular and skeletal development and neurulation.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Developmental Biology, Genetics, Cell Biology or a related discipline. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, hard working, creative, and determined to pursue a career in research as a principal investigator. Preference will be given to applicants with a proven record in using animal models to understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms of embryogenesis.
To apply, please email your CV, a description of previous research and contact information for three references to Jianbo Wang (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Posted August 19th, 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow, Sunnybrook Research Institute
Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Mechanosensory Hair Cell Regeneration at the Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sonja Koerner Hearing Regeneration Laboratory
Fully Affiliated with the University of Toronto
We are seeking an innovative and dynamic postdoctoral fellow to study inner ear regeneration in vivo and in vitro. Our laboratory uses cellular, molecular, and genetic approaches to investigate the pathways involved in hair cell development and regeneration including the canonical Wnt and Notch signaling cascades. We utilize both mice and birds to investigate the role of these pathways in embryonic and adult vestibular and cochlear tissue.
Ph.D. and/or M.D. is required with a background in Molecular Cell Biology. Excellent written and verbal English communication skills are required. The candidate is expected to be relatively independent in the areas of experimental design, data gathering and analysis as well as manuscript and grant preparation. Salary/Stipend is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience and the appointment is 1 year with the possibility of renewal.
Outstanding candidates should apply by email to Ms. Yvonne Locker, Email: email@example.com, and include a CV, description of your specific interest in our research program, and contact information for three references.
Supervisors: Drs. Alain Dabdoub & Vincent Lin
Posted August 13th, 2013
Postdoctoral Position, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
A postdoctoral position is available at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, to study regeneration in the zebrafish pancreas. We previously developed a drug inducible system to specifically ablate the insulin producing beta-cells in both embryonic and adult fish. We have now developed the tools to map cellular-fate and are in the process of ascertaining which cells are involved in the regeneration of the pancreas following injury and carrying out RNA-seq transcriptome analysis. Funding is already obtained through the JDRF and NIH/NIDDK
Candidates wishing to participate in this exciting research must have a PhD in a biological science and expertise in Molecular Biology. Please send a cover letter detailing your research goals, resume, and contact information for references to: Michael Parsons, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, 733 N. Broadway, BRB 469, Baltimore, MD 21205 firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted August 6th, 2013
Postdoctoral Researcher, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
We are currently seeking an exceptional postdoctoral candidate to join a multi-investigator research team (laboratories of Drs. Crump, Mariani, Lieberman) at the University of Southern California (stemcell.usc.edu) studying the cellular and molecular mechanisms of bone development and repair using zebrafish and mouse models.
The applicant should hold a Ph.D. degree and have a strong track record in research in the field of genetics, and/or developmental or cell biology, including at least one first author high-quality scientific publication. Excellent candidates with expertise in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: developmental biology, genetics, gene expression assays, cell culture, bone and/or cartilage development, and small animal surgery. Experience with mouse genetics and microscopy is a plus.
Candidates with recent Ph.D. or within 1-2 years of post-doctoral experience are preferred. Applicants should also have a strong motivation for a career in science, outstanding bench and organizational skills, and excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
The position is open immediately. Candidates should send their CV, along with the names of at least 3 references to email@example.com
Posted August 5th, 2013
Postdoctoral Position, Ocular development and angiogenesis, Northwestern University School of Medicine
A postdoctoral fellow position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Tsutomu Kume to study the basic mechanisms of ocular development and angiogenesis in mice (PNAS 109: 2015–2020, 2012). Enthusiastic candidates with strong background in developmental biology, vascular biology and eye research are encouraged to apply.
The laboratory has expertise in mouse development and corneal angiogenesis. Details about research areas of the laboratory can also be found at: http://www.fcvri.northwestern.edu/investigators/bio-kume.html.
Northwestern University is one of the top-ranked universities in the country with a highly interactive scientific environment. The Feinberg School of Medicine known for its innovative teaching and pioneering research is located in the heart of Chicago downtown. Salary and benefits are competitive. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Send your CV and contact information for three references to:
Tsutomu Kume, PhD, FAHA
Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute
Northwestern University School of Medicine
Posted July 24th, 2013
Executive Director of WU Center for Regenerative Medicine
The Department of Developmental Biology at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications for Executive Director for the newly formed Washington University Center for Regenerative Medicine. The Center is a trans-institutional initiative to promote and facilitate research in basic and translational regenerative medicine. We are seeking an outstanding colleague to administer, coordinate and facilitate collaborative research in the area of regenerative medicine. The applicant is expected to have Ph.D. and postdoctoral training in the relevant areas of developmental, regenerative and stem cell biology, and outstanding writing and communication skills. Review of applications will start November 1, 2013. Interested applicants should email a single PDF file consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research accomplishments and any administrative leadership experience as well as a list of references. Email your completed application to:
Search Committee (c/o Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, Ph.D.)
Department of Developmental Biology
Center for Regenerative Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8103
St. Louis, MO 63110
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/EOE M/F/D/V.
Posted October 7th, 2013