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Core Facility Research Prof

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Education Required


B.A. and 5–7 years experience in an area within the biomedical sciences or a related field; a Ph.D. is preferred.


Experience Requirements  


Experience (minimum of 5 years) in an area within the biomedical sciences or a related field, and 1–2 years experience in technical editing.


Ability to critique, at a deep level, scientific data across a broad range of disciplines, including molecular biology.


Experience in technical editing, with a good working knowledge of funding-agency and journal requirements.


Highly organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to work under short deadlines.


Outstanding writing, editing, and oral-communication skills (must be able to provide feedback in highly organized and collegial manner).


Excellent interpersonal skills, high degree of professionalism and diplomacy, and ability to develop good working relationships with campus faculty and staff, as well as to collaborate with research development professionals in other units.


Established working relationships with faculty.  


Willingness to travel and conduct occasional evening/weekend work.


Experience writing research articles and grant applications.


Experience in technical editing of research manuscripts and grant applications (in particular grants to be submitted to the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation) in areas related to the biomedical sciences, including molecular biology, for faculty, post-doctoral trainees and graduate students.


Good working knowledge of funding-agency and journal requirements.


Experience teaching scientific writing to post-doctoral trainees and graduate students.


Experience preparing resources on scientific writing for faculty and trainees.


Ability to present complex data in formats that are easy to digest.


Excellent command of Microsoft Word (including editing functions), Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Powerpoint.


Desired Qualifications

Highly Desired Qualifications


A Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in the biomedical sciences


Experience developing, organizing, and teaching courses in scientific writing and grantsmanship.


Experience with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.



Application Process:  Please attach a cover letter, resume (under submission of relevant materials) and 3 references as part of the application process.  Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.  Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and education verification.  This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization. 














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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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