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Oregon Health & Science University: Faculty Recruitment

The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) currently has a number
of open faculty positions for junior/mid-career scientists at the
Vollum Institute and is very interested in diversifying the applicant
pool and thereby adding more URM faculty. The subject areas include:
Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Cell, Neuroscience, Cellular and
Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology, Biology, Systems Biology,
Neurobiology, and Structural Biology.

The deadline is quickly approaching on Dec 1, 2016 and qualified
candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are highly encouraged to

The job posting is here: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7768

You can learn more research at OHSU here: http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/
For more about the Vollum Institute visit:

For more information, contact Letisha Wyatt, Ph.D. at wyattl@ohsu.edu

Postdoctoral Fellow Position at Stony Brook University in New York

The Krug laboratory in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Stony Brook University seeks a PhD- or MD-level applicant to join as a post-doctoral fellow. The fellow will investigate the mechanism by which host signaling factors control gammaherpesvirus latency in an animal pathogenesis system. This is a multi-disciplinary project involving cell signaling, immunology, and ‘omics’ in addition to viral pathogenesis. A PhD or MD in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology or a closely related field and experience in molecular biology is required.
Required Qualifications: PhD or MD in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or closely related field. In-depth research experience in microbiology, immunology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, or cell biology.

Preferred Qualifications: Proven ability to carry out biomedical research as judged by scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals. Experience with molecular biology. Familiarity with animal models of disease.

For more information visit: http://www.stonybrook.edu/kruglab/

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Cryospheric Sciences

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in cryospheric sciences. Researchers at the Observatory work to understand the dynamics of the Earth’s chemical, physical and biological systems, from the core to the upper atmosphere, including Earth’s interactions with human society. Our scientists lead research in the fields of solid Earth dynamics; ocean, atmospheric and climate systems; cryospheric sciences; paleoclimate and biogeoscience. Continue reading

REU program for undergraduates –

The BCMB Department at UT-Knoxville will once again offer a special REU program for undergraduates interested in hands-on scientific research experience.  The broad focus is on Sensing and Signaling in Biological Systems. The team of REU faculty represent multiple modern scientific disciplines including cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, physical chemistry, and computational biology.

Application deadline: February 27, 2015

Program runs May 25, 2015 through August 1, 2015

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Postdoctoral Opportunity at Stanford University

An exciting postdoctoral training opportunity is available in the laboratory of Dr. Mirna Mustapha in the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford University.  The Mustapha Lab’s primary research focus is to understand the genetics of deafness at the molecular, cellular and physiological levels.  The selected candidate will study the mechanisms involved in synapse functional maturation during cochlear development.

Candidates must have a PhD in genetics, developmental biology, physiology, neurobiology or a related bioscience discipline.  Applicants within 6 months of completing the PhD degree will also be considered.  The ideal candidate would have prior experience in mouse genetics and microscope imaging, or demonstrate potential interest in this area.

The candidate will be expected to play a key role in an active research team through motivation, collaboration, contribution to the Lab’s current research projects, and publications.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are required.  Applicants who contribute to diversity, broadly defined, are encouraged to apply.  Members of the Mustapha Lab greatly benefit from collaborations and interactions with outstanding scientists within and outside the Department.

To apply, send a CV, names of references, and a one-page statement of research interests to Dr. Mirna Mustapha: mirnam@stanford.edu

Vascular Bioengineering postdoc opportunities at CU-Boulder

The Vascular Bioengineering Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado is seeking highly motivated postdoctoral research associates.  The lab integrates the fields of vascular mechanics and mechanobiology, and tissue engineering.  The postdoctoral research associates will be involved in multidisciplinary projects covering aspects of the design for vascular medical devices, and cell bioengineering.

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UCSF’s IRACDA program accepting applications through April 8

The University of California, San Francisco is one of 19 universities in the United States to offer postdoctoral fellowships through the Institutional Research and Career Development Award (IRACDA/NIGMS).  Now in our 7th year, our fellows receive an intensive research and teaching experience, and our program alumnae/i have gone on to tenure-track teaching and research positions, as well as research and policy positions in state and federal agencies.

The application deadline is April 8, 2014.

Visit our website at http://postdocs.ucsf.edu/postdoctoral/isis for more information or to download the application.

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