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Asst Research Scientist/Engin

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Required Qualifications

            A Doctoral degree in Cancer Biology and 5 years of postdoctoral training are required. 

            6 years of experience in academic research after completion of terminal degree.

            Research experience in gynecologic cancers with focus on mechanistic studies in the context of chemo-resistance and drug repurposing.

            A minimum of 5 first author publications in peer-reviewed journals in the field of gynecologic cancers.

            Demonstrated ability for successful research collaboration studies including clinical collaborations.

            Knowledge of and ability to gain insights concerning attitudes, beliefs, motivations and behaviors as part of a research study.

            Knowledge of and the ability to use numerical methods to compile information about a given situation or condition.

            Knowledge of and the ability to locate, interpret and evaluate research findings compiled and documented by others and use this material to support empirical research.

            Knowledge of and the ability to utilize tools and techniques for producing well-written, meaningful and usable documentation of research findings.

            Knowledge of practices, behaviors, applicable laws, rules and regulations governing proper research conduct: ability to demonstrate ethical and compliant behavior in diverse situations.

            Knowledge of the procedures and programs in place in the organization to ensure employee, student and subject safety (occupational safety, fire, patient, animal, drug, radiation, environmental safety and emergency plans) ability to train others, ability to take appropriate action in case of emergency.

            Excellent written and verbal communications are required.

            Previous scientific writing, including manuscript and grant preparation is required.



Desirable Qualifications

            Successful publication track record is highly desirable.

            Experience in assessing the function of missense mutations in tumor-associated genes is highly desirable.

            Experience in methodologies to evaluate homologous recombination repair is highly desired

            Experience with organoid models of gynecologic cancer is highly desired.   



Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload cover letter and resume that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.


Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 days calendar days. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM 14 days after posting.


Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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