Research Assistant - Anatomy and Cell Biology (Tootle Lab)

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Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biomedical-related science, cell biology, physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a relevant field of study
  • Must be able to translate, adapt and apply that knowledge to perform beginning level research in biomedical science discipline
  • Fine motor skills are required for animal tissue collection and stock maintenance
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills are required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required


Desired Qualifications:

  • 0.5 to 2 years previous biomedical research experience with:
    • Drosophila animal handling and genetics
    • Immunofluorescent staining and microscopy
    • Collecting tissue samples from small animals
    • DNA/RNA/protein purification
    • Western blotting
    • PCR and qRT-PCR
    • Cloning


Application Process:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload a CV or resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly addresses how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position, and contact information for three references that can speak to their qualification for this position..


Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.


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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

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