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Catholic University Leuven seeks for a postdoctoral research associate in solar thermal technology. Required profile: PhD in Mechanical/Chemical/Aerospace/Materials Engineering. Solid background in thermal-fluid sciences with excellent mathematical skills, highly motivated team player, fluent in English with good writing skills. Responsibilities: Experimental and theoretical research in the field of high temperature solar thermochemical technology via design, modeling, and testing of solar thermochemical reactors and processes, publications in refereed journals and conferences. Particular focus of the open positions will be on the use of Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) springs as actuators to track the sun. The project involves: (1) estimation of the variation of the force exerted by an SMA spring with respect to temperature, (2) experimental testing and viability of SMA spring use in actuating Stirling engine coupled dish, (3) development of a receiver for efficient heating of the Stirling engine working fluid. The project involves in depth heat transfer analysis with radiation heat transfer focus, and thorough optical ray tracing via TracePRO commercial software modeling. Contact: Please email your curriculum vitae and short statement of purpose to Nesrin Ozalp at nesrin.ozalp@kuleuven.be with a subject KU-Solar.(源于Science [2014-09-24])

Colorado State University is looking for a postdoctoral fellow that is a highly motivated person(s) with research experience in the areas of virology and/or immunology to participate in research projects on HIV/AIDS pathogenesis, prevention & therapies. Technologies of novel humanized mouse models, lentiviral vectors, RNAi, and stem cells are used in this work. (Representative work: Berges BK et al, Virology 397: 100-103, 2010, Neff CP et al Science Translational Medicine 3:66ra6, 2011, Veselinovic et al Virology 432:505-510, 2012, Akkina R, Blood 122:2144, 2013). Please go to job http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/3543 for full job description and to apply.(源于Science [2014-09-24])

Leuven Catholic University Leuven opens a postdoctoral position in the field of Microfluidics-based exosome analysis for the detection of residual and metastatic cancer cells. The following topics will be studied in this project: testing in-house generated panel of monoclonal antibodies; coupling of antibodies to beads; developing digital ELISA assays on existing microfluidics platform; developing advanced on-chip bioassays for molecular profiling of exosomes; analytical and clinical validation of developed bioassays and microfluidics platform. Tasks related to this position include: Scientific research in the above mentioned topics; Dissemination of results and writing scientific publications; Supervision of PhD students working on related topics. For this project, They are looking for a highly motivated, communicative researcher having obtained a PhD degree in Bioscience Engineering, Engineering, Biomedical Sciences, Biosciences or equivalent and with a proven track record in bio-assay development including expertise in nanoparticle technology, sensor platforms, antibody- and DNAbased detection assays. Motivation letter, C.V. and names of two referees should be submitted to: jeroen.lammertyn@biw.kuleuven.be.( 源于Science [2014-09-25])

Foundation/ IBMCB National Hellenic Research Foundation/ IBMCB opens a postdoctoral position in the framework of the project“NMTrypI, New Medicines for Trypanosomatidic Infections”. The candidates will be involved in the synthesis of new ring-substituted phospholipid analogues and in performing structure-activity studies. Qualifications: Interested candidates should: Hold a BSc degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Pharmacy; Hold a PhD degree in Organic or Medicinal (Pharmaceutical) Chemistry; Previous experience in medicinal (pharmaceutical chemistry) and in particular in the synthesis, isolation and characterisation of bioactive compounds is required. Experience in the use of stateof- the- art NMR, MS and IR equipment is required; Good knowledge of the English language is required; Previous experience in the synthesis of antiparasitic compounds or of phosphorus containing compounds and in particular phospholipids will be appreciated. Applications should be submitted by October 8th , by email to tcalog@eie.gr or by post to the following address: Dr Theodora Calogeropoulou, Institute of Biology, Medicinal Chemistry and Biotechnology, 48 Vassileos Constantinou Avenue, 11635 Athens, Greece.( 源于Science [2014-09-25])

University of Houston opens a post-doctoral fellow position to study the mechanisms of therapeutic actions of anti-cancer compounds targeting various bio- markers on cancer and cancer stem cells. The candidate must have a PhD in Biology, Biochemistry or related fields within the area of Chemical Biology. Applicants with knowledge in cell signaling and cell biology, in particular related to cancer cell survival, growth and proliferation are especially encouraged to apply. Strong experience in mammalian cell culture, cell survival assays (MTS, MTT), western blots and ELISA techniques are main requirements, while any other biomedical research related expertise will be valued. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uh.edu and select posting number S002717. Please submit cover letter, resume/CV, and list of references with on-line application.(源于Science [2014-10-07])

The University of Chicago’s Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology is seeking qualified applicants for full time postdoctoral scholar positions. The primary activity of a Postdoctoral Scholar is academic research in association with a faculty member or team. Openings currently exist in research teams investigating core pathways and mechanisms underlying the formation and dissemination of metastases, the effect of ionizing radiation on metastases, investigation of antibodies/drugs in combination with local radiotherapy, and the design and production of cancer vaccines that can be employed with radiotherapy. Qualified applicants must possess a doctorate degree. Ideal candidates would possess a strong background in molecular biology and animal models of metastasis. The level of the position and compensation are dependent upon qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, bibliography, a statement of research interests, and contact information for at least three references to Dr. R. Weichselbaum, Dept. of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, 5758 S. Maryland Ave, MC9006, Chicago, IL. 60637, USA or via E-mail to: dcorrea@radonc.uchicago.edu.(源于Science [2014-10-07])

University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure track assistant professorship with an academic appointment in one of the following departments: Psychology and Neuroscience, Integrative Physiology, Computer Science, or Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. They anticipate that the appointment will begin August 2015. The Institute seeks to build on its strengths in human behavioral, quantitative, and statistical genetics. Successful candidates may include, but are not limited to, individuals whose research on human genetics utilizes wholegenome data in one or more of the following sub- disciplines: statistical genetics; behavioral/psychiatric genetics; genetic epidemiology; population genetics; computational biology. Appointees will participate in the research and teaching missions of both the Institute and their academic department. Minimum requirements are a PhD, MD, or equivalent terminal degree. Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, 3 to 5 sample research papers, and names and contact information for 3 professional references. Application materials are accepted electronically at http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/88445 (job posting number F01771). E-mail: hrada@colorado.edu.( 源于Science [2014-09-24])

St. Thomas The University of St. Thomas Biology Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Epidemiology. Responsibilities will include teaching courses at the introductory and/or upper-division level that support one or more of their undergraduate majors (i.e., Biology, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Global Health, and Neuroscience). The successful candidate will have a broad background in biology, will exhibit potential to develop a research program that crosses and/or transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries between epidemiology and biology, and will establish a high-quality research program that provides opportunities for undergraduate collaboration and has potential to be competitive for external funding. To apply, visit http://jobs.stthomas.edu. Please submit a cover letter with a description of how your expertise would contribute to the Department’s programs, a CV, a description of your research agenda, and a statement of your teaching philosophy and experience, and arrange to have three electronic reference letters sent to Patrycja Jones (JONE2615@stthomas.edu); email subject line should read“EPI JOB Candidate’s Name”. A PhD and postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred; ABD will be considered (with initial appointment at the rank of instructor).(源 于Science [2014-09-24])

Syracuse University (SU) is soliciting applications for a tenuretrack assistant professor position to support ongoing interests in neuroscience, epigenetics and aging/development at any point across the lifespan. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of the epigenetics and neuroscience research foci and the Aging Studies Institute at SU as well as interact with colleagues from other SU departments and the adjacent SUNY campuses of Upstate Medical University and Environmental Science and Forestry. Candidates must have a PhD in any area of biology relevant to this search as well as productive postdoctoral research experience. The successful candidate is expected to develop an independent, extramurally funded research program. S/he will also teach undergraduate and graduate courses and develop new courses appropriate to her/his expertise and the needs of the Department of Biology. For full consideration, applicants must complete an online application at http://www.sujobopps.com (#071372) and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted at http://www.sujobopps.com.( 源于Science [2014-09-25])

University Virginia Commonwealth University's Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology invites applications for a collateral assistant professor position, to manage and conduct research in the molecular pharmacology of ion channel function in the gastrointestinal system. The candidate must have a PhD in pharmacology, neuroscience or molecular biology, with at least three years of relevant postdoctoral training, as well as experience in writing and publishing scientific manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. Applicants should be experienced in analysis of biochemical pathways associated with ion channel regulation in colonic inflammation and in opioid- induced bowel dysfunction. Specific skills with performance and analysis of molecular pharmacology studies utilizing immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy, immunoassay, real time PCR, mutagenesis, DNA cloning, and other molecular techniques are required. Submit a CV, statement of research interests and reference contact information, by November 30, 2014, to Search Committee (F14190) at swcox@vcu.edu.( 源于Science [2014-10-07])

University of Minnesota opens a position for an assistant professor of exposure science and industrial hygiene. This position will integrate cutting edge research and education in exposure science into ongoing well established programs in industrial hygiene (IH), population sciences, and risk assessment. The position is particularly important to the mission of the Division of Environmental Health Sciences as it maintains vibrant IH and exposure science programs, while simultaneously moving these programs beyond their traditional boundaries. The overlap between exposomics and industrial hygiene will span occupational and nonoccupational arenas. Interested candidates must apply online and include a CV, a letter of intent including a statement of research interests and scholarly goals and how they see themselves fitting with the University of Minnesota, and the names and addresses of three professional references at: http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=123676 . Applicants may also send materials to: Search Committee Chair: Gurumurthy Ramachandran, Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota, MMC 807, Campus Delivery Code 8807, 420 Delaware Street SE Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA.(源于Science [2014-10-07])

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is searching for two outstanding candidates with a strong research record in disabilities frequently observed in veterans including but not limited to post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, sensory loss and mobility impairment. Other areas of interest include promotion of health and wellness among veterans with disabilities. Qualifications: Applicants must hold a doctoral degree at the time of appointment and have a record of research accomplishments that would qualify for appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor in any of the departments of the College. Application procedure: Please create your candidate profile at jobs. illinois.edu and upload your letter of application that includes a statement of your research interest, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references by the closing date. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For more information about the position, applicants may contact: Jacob J Sosnoff, PhD, Chair, Search Committee: Disability- Veterans Issues, Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, 906 S. Goodwin Ave, 301 Freer Hall, MC 052, Urbana, IL 61801, USA. E-mail: jsosnoff@illinois.edu Phone: 217-333-9472.(源于 Science [2014-09-24])

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA (http://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/phar) is seeking candidates with successful and funded research programs to apply for an advanced rank (full professor) tenure track faculty position. Candidates should have a strong record of research accomplishments and the desire to participate in collaborative research projects. Expertise in all areas of pharmacology will be considered, but special consideration will be given to those that complement the existing collaborative research strengths of the department which include cardiovascular biology and neuroscience. Other areas of consideration include drug and alcohol abuse, pulmonary, pain, and cancer/toxicology. Candidates must have a PhD, MD or MD/PhD. Candidates should have a strong record of research accomplishments and lead an active nationally-funded research program. The successful candidate will also have a strong commitment to developing collaborative research. Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae that includes previous and current research support, teaching experience, a statement of research plans, and the names of three references to: SOM-Recruits@lsuhsc.edu; reference SOM-Pharmposition.( 源于Science [2014-10-07])

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