The George Washington University is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic post-doctoral fellow interested in using a combination of human genetics and animal models to study the mechanisms of neurodevelopmental disorders. Their works stems from human mutations severely affecting brain development and cognitive function, and this position focuses on signaling and protein trafficking through the endosome in the pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disability. Please visit their website www.manzinilab.org for more details. Please provide a cover letter with a brief description of the current research, CV and contact information for 3 references. Minimum Qualifications: PhD in a biological science or a related discipline. Desired Qualifications: Familiarity with one or more of the following: neuronal cell biology, biochemistry, glycobiology, mouse genetics, zebrafish genetics or human genetics; History of publication in neurobiology or developmental biology. To apply, please visit http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/19741 .( 源于Science [2014-01-10])
University of Utah is seeking talent, high caliber, motivated, and hard working postdoctoral researches to join a dynamic interdisciplinary team of sciences focused on nuclear receptor mediated circadian clock regulation of alcoholic liver disease (ER stress, inflammation, lipid metabolism, signaling transduction) and liver cancer cell metabolic reprogramming by environmental toxicant. Other projects include bile acid metabolism and microRNA in liver and metabolic diseases. Approaches include molecular biology, mouse physiology, high throughput transcriptomics (RNA-seq) and metabolomics. Knowledge and experience in cell biology using primary cells (hepatocyates, Kupffer cells or steallate cells) and cell lines is mandatory. Excellent writing skills are highly desirable. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Please provide a current c.v., names and contact information on three references, and a cover letter outlining the research interests to: Li Wang, PhD, l.wang@hsc.utah.edu.(源于Science [2014-01- 13])
Baylor College of Medicine is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral research position. The postdoctoral scholar will work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team on an NIH-funded project aimed at understanding the molecular code of local circuit connectivity. The postdoctoral scholar will help to develop, validate and implement single- cell gene expression techniques such as RT- PCR and RNASeq and work together with electrophysiologists in the lab to correlate single cell gene expression with connectivity patterns. The postdoctoral scholar will also have the opportunity to develop his/her own project in related topics including but not limited to neocortical networks and synaptic development. The postdoctoral scholar will be supervised directly by Dr. Andreas Tolias in the Department of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine and will work closely with Dr. Kimberley Tolias, in the same department. More information about the lab's research focus can be found at toliaslab.org.( 源于Science [2014-01-13])
Florida State University opens a postdoctoral position to investigate circadian modulation of alcohol behaviors and alcoholinduced tissue damage in Drosophila melanogaster. They are interested in identification of the mechanisms through which the circadian clock modulates the effects of alcohol from the cellular to the behavioral level. The person in this position will perform genetic, molecular and biochemical studies of the genes and pathways involved in the circadian regulation of alcohol-induced damage. Qualifications: Highly motivated individuals with previous experience using Drosophila and a PhD in neuroscience, biology, biochemistry or a related field are encouraged to apply. Experience with immunohistochemistry, fluorescent microscopy, and/or molecular biology is preferred. Interested candidates please send curriculum vitae, research statement and the names of three references via email to: Lisa C. Lyons, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Science, Program of Neuroscience, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4295, USA. Email: lyons@bio.fsu.edu.( 源于Science [2014-01-13])
The National Socio- Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites applications for two- year postdoctoral fellowships that begin August 2014. Fellows will undertake socio-environmental or cyberinfrastructure synthesis projects that are co-developed with a SESYNC Research Collaborator, who will also serve as a postdoctoral mentor during the fellowship. They seek a diverse group of postdoctoral fellows with PhDs in social, natural, and computational sciences. Areas of previous research should be relevant to socio-environmental synthesis or synthesis education, including (but not limited to) anthropology, computer science, ecology, economics, geography, history, mathematics, political science, psychology, public policy, planning, sociology, statistics, etc. For complete details, visit www.sesync.org/opportunities/ postdoc-2014.( 源于Science [2014-01-14])
University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) (www.kumc.edu), located in metropolitan Kansas City, invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. Applicants must have postdoctoral research experience, and be working in the area of developmental biology, broadly defined. Investigators who are researching kidney, cardiovascular, cancer biology, or developmental neurobiology are especially encouraged to apply. Basic science research at KUMC occurs in a highly collaborative environment with outstanding core facilities, and substantial startup support will be provided. Applicants will be expected to establish a vigorous, extramurally funded research program and participate in team- taught courses for graduate and/or medical students. Applications should include a cover letter describing interests and plans for research, a complete CV that includes recent, current, and pending research support, and a list of 3 contacts for references. To review the position description and apply on-line, go to http://jobs.kumc.edu and search for position M0203346.( 源于Science [2014-01-10])
Saint Vincent College invites applicants with a PhD in Biochemistry, Microbiology, or related fields to apply for a new assistant professor position. The successful candidate will have a commitment to undergraduate teaching of Biology and Chemistry and will develop an active research program that incorporates undergraduate students. This position is for a three-year term with the possibility of renewal. This assistant professor will contribute to both the Chemistry and Biology departments by teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses and laboratories, advising undergraduate students, and supervising approximately five – seven senior research projects. As scheduling permits, the opportunity may exist to teach courses and laboratories for nonmajors in the College's core curriculum and/or to teach masters students in the Nurse Anesthesia program. To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan, graduate transcript, and three letters of reference to: Human Resources Director, Saint Vincent College, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, PA 15650- 2690, USA. Electronic submissions are preferred and can be emailed to: employment@email.stvincent.edu.( 源于Science [2014-01-13])
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) seeks candidates for tenure track Biological Sciences openings in the following specific fields: Medical Informatics, Health Informatics, Clinical Informatics, and Biomedical Informatics. Candidates must have a PhD in an appropriate discipline and expertise in Medical Informatics, Health Informatics, Clinical Informatics, or Biomedical Informatics. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Teaching experience is highly desired, preferably with multicultural students in an urban environment. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in curriculum development, use of innovative instructional methods, and significant grant writing experience. Current research in the fields identified is required. Candidates should have good communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team. Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.(源于Science [2014-01-16])
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center seeks an outstanding and highly interactive basic research scientist for a tenure track faculty position. Applicants at the assistant and associate professor levels are welcome. They are specifically interested in researchers utilizing model organisms or genomics approaches to investigate fundamental biological problems such as stem cell and developmental biology, metabolism, and genomic instability. New faculty will join a collegial department with programs in developmental biology, cell signaling, DNA repair, cell division, and human and mouse cancer genetics and genomics. To apply, please send within a single pdf file: (1) Cover Letter outlining relevance of research experience and interests to position description, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) Statement of current and proposed research plan (three page maximum) and (4) Contact Information for three references by February 28, 2014 to: Guillermina (Gigi) Lozano, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 1010, Houston, TX 77030, USA.( 源于 Science [2014-01-10])
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is seeking an associate/assistant professor to join their vision research group at the Hamilton Eye Institute. They are seeking an enthusiastic basic scientist that will fit into their current areas of strength; genomics, diabetic retinopathy, molecular biology of ocular trauma, retinal degeneration, glaucoma, inherited eye diseases, and/or drug development. Exceptional candidates in other appropriate fields will also be considered. The candidate should demonstrate a successful vigorous, independent research program with extramural funding. Recruited faculty will receive generous startup support including ample research laboratory space. Applications must have PhD or MD degree and have completed postdoctoral training. Send a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and the names of three references to: Ophthalmology Recruiting Committee, c/o Mary Douglas, Department of Ophthalmology, 930 Madison Ave., Suite 731, The University of Tennessee HSC, Memphis TN 38163, USA.( 源于Science [2014-01-14])
Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is seeking a dynamic leader and scholar to direct its Center for Environmental Studies (CES), a well-established research and education program in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science (COS) (http://www.ces.fau.edu/). The center is recognized nationally and internationally for its work on water resources and coastal ecosystem research, management and restoration with a mission to facilitate environmental research and education opportunities at FAU with state, national and international partners to achieve a more environmentally sustainable future. Successful applicants must have a Doctoral degree in science, policy or related field and have at least 10 years of research and/or management experience in environmental science, ecological restoration, sustainability, water resources, coastal and marine sciences, climate change research, or environmental policy. Applicants should have a strong record of scholarly achievement at the national and international level, a significant record of securing external funding for interdisciplinarybased research and evidence of leadership ability. The candidate must have experience managing a large research program and staff within an academic institution (or equivalent agency responsible for research) and be able to articulate a strong vision to further the research and outreach programs in CES and must be actively involved in the education mission of the graduate and undergraduate programs at FAU. Apply Here:http://www.Click2Apply.net/6k3hxpy. ( 源于Science [2014-01-13])
Harvard School of Public Health seeks outstanding candidates for the position of assistant or associate professor of immunology and infectious diseases. This is a tenure- ladder position, with academic rank to be determined in accordance with the successful candidate's experience and productivity. The successful candidate will build and maintain an internationally recognized extramurally funded research program. They particularly seek individuals with interests in immunology and/or computational biology and whose expertise complements existing programs in the department. The candidate should possess the ability to work collaboratively with other scientists and the scholarly qualities required to mentor doctoral students in the graduate program in the Division of Biological Sciences. Applicants must have a PhD, MD, DVM, or equivalent degree with extensive training and experience in relevant fields. Please apply to: http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/5233. For questions, please contact: Cindi Melanson, Director of Administration, E- mail: Cmelanso@hsph.harvard.edu. (源于Science [2014-01-13])

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