GDCB Employment Opportunities


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Current Job Openings

There is currently one open position in the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology.

Research Associate I

The Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology at Iowa State University is seeking qualified applicants for a Research Associate I. This position is in a research laboratory that uses zebrafish to study vascular biology and cancer. The Research Associate I will be conducting laboratory research, zebrafish husbandry, maintaining the zebrafish facility, and managing the research laboratory.

Responsibilities include assistance with molecular cloning; generation of transgenic zebrafish lines; daily care and propagation of established zebrafish lines; organization of laboratory equipment, supplies and reagents; and cleaning of fish facility.

The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both written and oral). The candidate will have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Guaranteed consideration date: 01/02/2017

About Iowa State University

ISU is an AAU-member comprehensive, land grant, Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive University with an enrollment of over 33,000 students. The university is located in Ames, IA, one of the nation’s most highly rated metropolitan areas of its size. ISU is committed to achieving inclusive excellence through a diverse workforce and is dedicated to supporting work-life balance through an array of flexible policies.

Diversity programming efforts are Iowa State University’s strategic approach to affirmative action and inclusion. Every member of our University community brings a unique perspective to the design, approach and appreciation of solutions to problems facing science and society.

Visit Iowa State University’s Employment website to view all current job opportunities at the University.