Research Assistant - Dermatology

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Required Qualifications

  • B.S. in molecular biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or other biological discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1-3 years of laboratory experience conducting research that involves a variety of standard immunological and molecular biology techniques and assays, including flow cytometry, fluorescent microscopy or confocal microscopy, gene expression assays including RT-PCR, etc. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required


Desirable Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of experience working with mouse models, including mouse survival surgery and mouse husbandry
  •  Proficiency in computer software programs, such as Microsoft Office, Microscoft Excel, Prism, Flowjo, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and ImageJ
  • M.S. in molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, or an engineering discipline
  • Experience managing a laboratory
  • Able to work independently and work on multiple projects

Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of 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, 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.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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