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APPLICATION ADMINISTRATOR(IRB ADMINISTRATOR/PROGRAM MANAGER)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Human Subjects

Salary: $65,000.00 - $70,000.00

Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.

Job Duties:

The University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development seeks a self-motivated and highly skilled professional to serve as IRB Administrator/Program Manager in the Human Subjects Office. This position provides leadership, consistency and oversight in the supervision, design, planning, promotion and conduct of IRB application review and processing. Responsible for ensuring compliance with federal regulations, IRB requirements and The University of Iowa policies and procedures for the conduct of research involving human subjects.  



For information about the Human Subjects Office, visit our web site https://hso.research.uiowa.edu/.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



ASST RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ENGINJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Ophthalmology & Visual Science

Salary: $47,828.00 - $81,163.00

Advertising Ends On: 03/01/2017

Job Duties:

Basic Function and Responsibility



Perform basic and applied research in glaucoma cell biology, with considerable scope and complexity in which existing theory or methods may be limited or lacking. Participate in identification and selection of the problems to be studied, the approach to them and the results obtained.



Duties



This individual will investigate mechanisms of autoimmunity in glaucoma and the role glial cells carry out in this process.



- Perform a variety of laboratory techniques, including Western blots, immunoprecipitation, immunohistochemical and histochemical evaluations of ocular tissue



- Maintain and characterize cultured cells, particularly microglia



- Participate in the acquisition of eyes from human donors on an on-call basis.



- Prepare reports, manuscripts, and presentations.



- Assist P.I. in writing grant applications



- Obtain independent external funding



- Participate in determining research priorities and planning programs of research



- Maintain safety records, ensure regulatory compliance in laboratory.



- Train investigators and support staff, and conduct continuing education.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



CLIN TRIALS RSRCH ASST/DATA MG(CLIN TRIALS RSRCH ASST/DATA MG)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $17.77 - $20.70/hr

Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.

Job Duties:

Support and conduct Des Moines community based participatory research project by conducting interviews and collecting data from study participants.  Key areas of responsibility include management and study responsibilities; subject recruitment and enrollment, data collection and monitoring; regulatory guidelines and documents and human resources/leadership.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



CLINICAL/HC RESEARCH ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Cardiothoracic SurgerySalary: $40,202.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.Job Duties: Apply clinical skills requiring a nursing license to deliver and evaluate research protocols and clinical trials in Cardiothoracic Surgery. To participate in the design, execution, and control of cardiothoracic clinical research trials; coordinate the processing and analysis of trials data; coordinate clinical trial protocols and procedures; develop new and/or revised research methodologies; provide supervision of protocol staff. Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: Assist in the design, development, execution and administration of protocol and clinical studies. Participate in the development of the general research goals and in the planning of the implementation of the clinical trials. Prepares IRB submissions according to University guidelines. Maintains grants’ regulatory files according to granting agency and University policies. Oversee operations of clinical research studies including the recruitment, coordination and scheduling of subject participation and procedures per protocol requirements.  Assist physicians in determining eligibility of patients for research protocols. Perform physical exams and follow-up visits including expanded nursing procedures, as well as, reviewing medical histories, test results and symptoms to determine eligibility or need for treatment, follow-up, and/or referral per research protocols. Enrolls patients on protocol, ensuring that all prerequisites have been completed and are within the required parameters. Organize clinic/study procedures, follow study participants and manage collection of accurate data in a timely manner, keeping data and documentation secure and confidential. Assist and/or direct others in obtaining patient consent to enter protocols and counsel patients and families regarding investigational therapy. Coordinate services/referrals as appropriate with other departments participating in the clinical research as appropriate. Coordinate patient care needs and obtain follow-up information from local physicians or laboratories or appropriate healthcare providers per established research protocols. Serve as a liaison to local physicians/hospitals and collaborating institutions to facilitate care of protocol patients. Assist patients with problems related to their protocol therapy such as consultation when calling concerns related to: returning for emergency evaluation in the case of side effects, assisting with emotional problems or other related issues. Maintain records of services provided and work within individual protocol budgets. Serve as a liaison to the University Business Office to identify exact patient tests and procedures which are paid for by study sponsors, and to assist with questions related to billing for protocol treatment procedures. Perform critical analysis of literature relevant to the clinical trials. Assist in judging validity of data and make recommendations.  Perform complex statistical analysis of data and prepare data for computer analysis.  Use evaluation data to revise and implement change. Assist in the preparation of research papers and manuscripts for publication and presentation at conferences and workshops, and in the writing of project reports, articles and other documents for submission to study sponsors. Supervise protocol research support staff. Applicant Credentials are Subject to VerificationBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.IOWA CITY, IA 52240[...]



CLINICAL/HC RESEARCH ASSOCIATE(CLINICAL/HC RESEARCH ASSOCIATE)Jobs@UIOWA

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $47,828.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.

Job Duties:

Apply clinical skills requiring specialized licensing to deliver and evaluate research protocols. The position requires the academic knowledge of a specific discipline and professional licensure in a clinically-related field related to the study.  Key areas of responsibility include research/clinical activities, protocol development and study responsibilities, subject recruitment and enrollment, data collection and monitoring, regulatory guidelines and documents, human resources/leadership and financial responsibility.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



CLINICAL/HC RESEARCH ASSOCIATE(CLINICAL HEALTH CARE RESEARCH ASSOCIATE)Jobs@UIOWA

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $23,914.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.

Job Duties:

Apply clinical skills requiring specialized licensing to deliver and evaluate research protocols. The position requires the academic knowledge of a specific discipline and professional licensure in a clinically-related field related to the study.  Key areas of responsibility include research/clinical activities, protocol development and study responsibilities, subject recruitment and enrollment, data collection and monitoring, regulatory guidelines and documents, human resources/leadership and financial responsibility.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



CLINICAL/HC RESEARCH ASSOCIATEJobs@UIOWA

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: ICTS - Clinical Research Resources

Salary: $23,914.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 03/02/2017

Job Duties:

Apply clinical skills requiring specialized licensing to deliver research protocols. Provide professional nursing care, monitor patients within a defined outpatient and/or inpatient setting, and conduct clinical research within parameters of study protocols following established standards and practices.



Key Areas of Responsibilities Include:




  • Research/Clinical Activities

  • Protocol Development and Study Responsibilities

  • Data Collection and Monitoring

  • Regulatory Guidelines and Documents

  • Human Resources/Leadership



Please note regarding references: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process



 



 

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



CORE FACILITY RESEARCH ASSISTJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 8 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Institute for Human GeneticsSalary: $36,944.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 02/23/2017Job Duties: BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY  To conduct experimental tests and procedures in a clinical and research laboratory.  To assume responsibility for the daily operation of genome analysis services using state-of-the-art sequencing technologies. CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Perform DNA sequence analysis on samples provided by clinicians and research investigators.  Operate and maintain sequencing and support instrumentation.  Perform computer operations required for data collection and analysis.  Assist researchers by providing technical information and consultation in the proper preparation of samples for genome sequencing analysis.  Maintain archives of all sequencing data generated within the facility. Retrieve archived information upon request from researchers. Maintain computer databases of all activity.  Create reports for monthly billing of accounts  Assist in the gathering of information and data necessary for the generation of budgetary reports for Iowa Institute of Human Genetics review and for NIH funding consideration.  Work with other core facility staff or facility director in using the core facility's specialized equipment or services.  Operate facility instrumentation or equipment, evaluate data quality, and document results.  As individual skills develop, may propose modifications to protocols and/or assist in the design of experiment protocols based on specialized knowledge and expertise.  Read and review articles as directed by senior staff or the director for the purposes of improving the quality of the service.  Assist in performing data analysis for researchers using specialized data analysis software in a form useful for further statistical analysis or publication.  May assist in interpreting experimental data.  Assist in providing education, training, and consultation to core facility users on highly specialized equipment or technology.  May assist in providing advice and guidance in either self-service of full-service core facility.  Assist in the preparation, calibration and maintenance of core lab and specialized core facility equipment.  Maintain clear and accurate documentation of the protocols, instrumentation logs, and/or data collected by the core.  Initiate purchases of supplies and inventory for facility.  May assist with the administrative duties necessary for a fee-for-service facility operation such as collecting and/or entering facility billing data.  Adhere to safety and compliance guidelines. May train, provide direction, assignments, feedback of employees to assure outcomes are achieved. Acquire practical knowledge of other activities and services within the IIHG Clinical Diagnostic and Genomics Divisions.  Periodically provide assistance and/or fill in for other research assistants in the laboratory during vacation/sick leave periods.  Provide instruction to researchers in sample preparation and quality control techniques, and usage of analysis software.  Assist in the teaching of technical workshops related to genome sequencing analysis. Identified Specific Duties include, but are not limited to:: Purify nucleic acids from biological samples Perform quality control of samples submitted for clinical/research NGS sequencing and microarray analysis Prepare libraries for NGS sequencing Operate liquid handling systems Realtime PCR for copy number Maintain records of laboratory activities  Follow the general policies and procedures in accordance with the regulation of The University of Iowa and Carver College of Medicine.  Perform other duties as assigned.Applicant Credentials are Subject to VerificationBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candida[...]



MANUFACTURING SPECIALISTJobs@UIOWA

Thu, 2 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: The University of Iowa PharmaceuticalsSalary: $36,994.00 - $43,039.00Advertising Ends On: 02/26/2017Job Duties: The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP), a division of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, has an immediate opening for a qualified Manufacturing Specialist to join the manufacturing Non-Sterile Manufacturing Products group.  This position coordinates the operational systems and performs as necessary, the technical activities associated with the manufacturing of non-sterile dosage forms in accordance with FDA current Good Manufacturing (cGMP) and other regulatory and university guidelines and policies. Compliance Document procedures according to established regulatory guidelines. Completes appropriate training documentation for supervised personnel. Follow regulations and procedures for handling and recording raw materials including hazardous/regulated chemicals. Clean or prepare manufacturing areas using odorous compounds.  A respirator is provided. Participate in equipment validations. Confirm compliance with standard operating & safety procedures during all manufacturing phases of the project. Prepare standard operating procedures for new equipment and processes. Manufacturing Troubleshoot moderately complex production equipment. Responsible for equipment coordination. Ability to use software ((i.e. word processing, spreadsheets, database, email, specialized environmental systems control software and equipment operating/data collection software) relevant to manufacturing duties. Setup, operate, clean, and maintain a variety of complex equipment, which may include standing for periods of over two hours at a time, used in the preparation of various pharmaceutical dosage forms in accordance with prepared formulas and standard operating procedures. Enter data in project batch records and gather other data as needed to complete related reports. Assist with the disposal of unused components, unused finished products, and unused rejected products. Assist with packaging of product for shipping and preparation of all necessary documentation as directed. Assist with the preparation of master batch records. Assist with the preparation of product specifications. Leadership Participate in cross-training for other manufacturing sections. Acquire new methods according to standard operating procedures of other manufacturing units. The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required of individuals performing the job.  Please contact Brenda Zobeck (brenda-zobeck@uiowa.edu) for a copy of the detailed job description. Note to applicant: The qualifications for this job posting are described as competencies or the behaviors needed to be successful in performing the duties of the position at a defined proficiency level/standard. The proficiency levels required for this position are at the basic and working levels. Please ensure that your resume and/or cover letter illustrates the work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you have that meet each of the required qualifications. For additional information on competencies, visit:  http://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies. Please note regarding references:  Five professional references may be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.Applicant Credentials are Subject to VerificationBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.IOWA CITY, IA 52240[...]



MANUFACTURING SPECIALISTJobs@UIOWA

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: The University of Iowa PharmaceuticalsSalary: $36,994.00 - $43,039.00Advertising Ends On: 02/24/2017Job Duties: The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP), a division of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, has an immediate opening for a qualified Manufacturing Specialist to join the Inspection, Labeling and Control (ILC) group.  In compliance with FDA and EMA regulations, this position completes and coordinates quality assurance activities within ILC to support the pharmaceutical manufacturing of various dosage forms. The Key Areas of Responsibility are: Compliance Document procedures according to established regulatory guidelines. Completes appropriate training documentation. Follow regulations and procedures for handling hazardous/regulated chemicals. Complete and pass product qualifications prior to inspections of various product forms. Participate in equipment validations. Confirm compliance with standard operating & safety procedures during all manufacturing phases of the project. Prepare or revise standard operating procedures for new or existing equipment and processes. Manufacturing Count, wipe, inspect, label, package and store finished product following batch record and SOP requirements for various product forms. Uses software (i.e. word processing, spreadsheets, database, email, and equipment operating/data collection software) relevant to manufacturing duties. Setup, operate, clean, and maintain ILC equipment following standard operating procedures. Enter data in project batch records and gather other data as needed to complete related reports. Assist with the disposal of unused finished products, rejected products, remaining solutions, and other miscellaneous products. Assist with packaging of product for shipping and preparation of all necessary documentation as directed. Update the inventory spreadsheet of retained samples.  Leadership Assure staff comply with federal and state regulations and SOPs. Participate in cross-training in order to be able to perform functions across sub-unit boundaries. The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required of individuals performing the job.  Please contact Brenda Zobeck (brenda-zobeck@uiowa.edu) for a copy of the detailed job description. Note to applicant: The qualifications for this job posting are described as competencies or the behaviors needed to be successful in performing the duties of the position at a defined proficiency level/standard. The proficiency levels required for this position are at the basic and working levels. Please ensure that your resume and/or cover letter illustrates the work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you have that meet each of the required qualifications. For additional information on competencies, visit:  http://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies. Please note regarding references:  Five professional references may be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.Applicant Credentials are Subject to VerificationBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.IOWA CITY, IA 52240[...]



RESEARCH ASSISTANT(RESEARCH ASSISTANT)Jobs@UIOWA

Thu, 6 Oct 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Internal Medicine

Salary: $36,944.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.

Job Duties:

Provide support for research in the FOE Diabetes Research Center by conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing results and performing operational duties associated with the laboratory (bench and field), animal or human research. Research in the natural, health, physical and social sciences is included in this job family.  Key areas of responsibilities include conducting research activities/experiments, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, preparing reports, contributing to manuscripts/publications, administrative and project management, facilities and equipment management, and supervision/staffing.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



RESEARCH ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Salary: $36,944.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.

Job Duties:

Provide support for hearing loss research by conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing results and performing operational duties associated with the laboratory (bench and field), animal or human research. Research in the natural, health, physical and social sciences is included in this job family.  Key areas of responsibilities include conducting research activities/experiments, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, preparing reports, contributing to manuscripts/publications, administrative and project management, facilities and equipment management, and supervision/staffing.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



RESEARCH ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Tue, 3 Jan 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: PediatricsSalary: $36,944.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.Job Duties: About the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics and UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is a national leader in pediatric medicine.  The Department's mission is to provide outstanding care to the children of Iowa and beyond by being a leader in state-of-the-art clinical care to children, performing cutting-edge research to find new treatments and cures for childhood illnesses, and educating the next generation of pediatric health care providers.  The Department comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.  UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions, and Iowa’s only comprehensive children’s hospital.  A new free-standing Children’s Hospital is scheduled to open in 2017.   About the Division of Allergy/Pulmonary The Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Disease is committed to providing outstanding clinical care, education for trainees of all levels, and the advancement of knowledge through the pursuit of biomedical research. Clinical services are provided in the outpatient setting and in the UI  Stead Family Children’s Hospital care units. We are regionally and nationally recognized for our expertise. The division faculty members are board certified in the specialty areas of allergy/immunology and pediatric pulmonology. We provide care for wide range of allergic disorders including: asthma management, hay fever, nasal and sinus problems, food allergy, and stinging insect allergy. Our faculties are engaged in research across a spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical science. The University of Iowa is internationally recognized for research in cystic fibrosis. This includes CF clinical trials, and basic and translational research. Other areas of research include asthma management and clinical trials, outcomes research in asthma, exercise induced dyspnea, and food allergy.  Position Summary The research assistant will be responsible for designing, performing, and analyzing experiments evaluating gene delivery and gene editing in airway epithelia. Will perform research activities based upon protocols developed by other research staff or principal investigator of the research project. Collect and track data, perform data entry for reports and maintain records of methods used. Prepare materials for abstracts/reports/grant applications & manuscripts. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Perform research activities based upon protocols developed by senior research staff or principal investigator of the research project. As individual skills develop, analyze literature to develop hypothesis for discussion with other researchers or principal investigator. Read and understand protocols. Troubleshoot and analyze protocols; propose modifications to other researchers or principal investigator. Arrange and plan daily activities to prepare for experimental protocols. Perform experimental procedures assuring fidelity to protocols; record and consolidate data as directed by Principal Investigator (PI) and project leader. Analyze data. Track progress/success of research project. Present results at lab meetings; develop and monitor quality controls. Collect, track, and perform data entry for reports. Prepare materials for reports. Prepare bibliographies and abstracts for publications. Adhere to safety and compliance guidelines Assist in the preparation, calibration, and maintenance of laboratory and facility equ[...]



RESEARCH ASSISTANT(RESEARCH ASSISTANT - DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 1 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Psychiatry

Salary: $36,944.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 02/26/2017

Job Duties:

REASEARCH ASSISTANT - DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY



Basic Function and Responsibility



The lab of Dr. Jake Michaelson is looking for a talented and driven researcher to join our multi-disciplinary team and lead our human subjects recruitment efforts. We are looking for applicants who are outgoing, personable, professional, enthusiastic, and above all patient-focused. The successful applicant will be the lead coordinator of our efforts to recruit subjects with developmental conditions into ongoing genetic research studies. This position offers a rewarding combination of involvement in cutting-edge research and patient interaction.



Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities




  • Enroll patients in research projects, which will include a consent process and collection of salivary DNA samples

  • Perform structured interviews with research participants

  • Obtain patient data from electronic medical records (EMR)

  • Maintain databases containing research data

  • Interface with clinicians and other UIHC staff to obtain other patient specimens for processing in the lab

  • Lead the lab’s community engagement and outreach efforts

  • Facilitate the creation and maintenance of IRB protocols

  • General administrative tasks as assigned

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



RESEARCH ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 1 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: PhysiologySalary: $36,944.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 03/01/2017Job Duties: BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY: To conduct experimental procedures in the areas of molecular regulation of neuronal calcium channels using techniques in molecular biology, biochemistry, and electrophysiology. The Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics is an academic and research component of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine serving the needs of the University and the State of Iowa while contributing broadly to the biomedical sciences nationally and internationally through its commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and professional services. The objectives of the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics are to play a leading role in biomedical research, to excel in the teaching of physiology and biophysics, and to maintain a creative, supportive and productive environment in which faculty, students and staff are able to fulfill their professional and career objectives and aspirations. The Research Assistant classification is the first classification in the Research Professional job family.  For more information about this job family, visit https://hris.uiowa.edu/CC_Redesign/driver.php?ACTION=DETAIL&FAMILY=PRK   Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: Manage genetically modified mice colonies: restrain, handle, breed, wean and euthanize Perform mouse identification and genotyping techniques Keep detailed inventory of all mouse lines and genetic profile results Harvest mouse tissue including dissecting retina, cochlea and various brain regions Isolate and culture primary neuronal cultures Administer drugs or chemical agents for survival and non-survival surgical procedures Conduct behavioral assays and auditory recordings Order and maintain records of drugs/chemical agents Work closely with OAR facility and veterinarian staff to address concerns of animal care Prepare documents for purchase, import and export of animals; set up animals for shipping Amend and renew IACUC protocols Assist the development of transgenic mice Perform literature research regarding transgenic, conditional and non-conditional knockout mice  Demonstrate respect for all members of the University community in the course of performing one’s duties and in response to administrators, supervisors, coworkers, and customers. Welcome the richness of talent from a diverse workforce and recognizes that diversity brings stimulation, challenge, and energy that contribute to a productive and effective workplace. Represent the interests of the University and of unit leadership in the use of resources to meet service and productivity demands within unit goals and budgets; strives to promote continual process and quality improvement. Seek opportunities to enhance one’s own professional knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to one’s current position and/or to prepare for potential future roles and overall career development. Key Areas of Responsibility Research:  Perform research activities based upon protocols developed by other research staff or principal investigator of the research project. Read and review articles as directed. As individual skills develop, analyze literature to develop hypothesis for discussion with other researchers or principal investigator. Conduct Experiments:  Read and understand protocols. As individual skills develop, troubleshoot and analyze protocols; propose modifications to other researchers or principal investigator. Arrange and plan daily activities to prepare for experimental protocols. As individual skills develop perform complex techniques as outlined in r[...]



RESEARCH ASSISTANT(RESEARCH ASSISTANT)Jobs@UIOWA

Fri, 3 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Biochemistry

Salary: $36,944.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.

Job Duties:

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY



This person will work in a research laboratory that uses a combination of biochemical, molecular, and cellular approaches to study the regulation of human transcription, especially RNA polymerase II elongation control.  This person will be responsible for the generation and interpretation of experimental data and assist in the daily operations of the laboratory.



 



CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES




  1. Propagation of human cell lines

  2. Protein purification, SDS-PAGE, and Western blot analysis

  3. Perform fluorescence microscopy

  4. DNA plasmid construction and mutagenesis (PCR, DNA purification, bacterial transformations)

  5. Perform library research on topics studied, prepare research materials for reports, and assist in the preparation of papers for publication.

  6. Order general laboratory supplies, maintain equipment, and sustain laboratory organization.

  7. Analyze and interpret data with the help of others in the laboratory, and determine the validity of the results.  Keep detailed laboratory notebooks recording experimental data and analyses and present these findings at weekly lab meetings.  Recommend further experiments and/or changes in procedures.

  8. Other duties as assigned.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



RESEARCH ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Thu, 9 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Psychiatry

Salary: $36,944.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 02/23/2017

Job Duties:

RESEARCH ASSISTANT- DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY, PIEPER LABORATORY



BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY



This Research Assistant will conduct behavioral and histological studies of thalamic damage after traumatic brain injury in mice, as a function of treatment with neuroprotective chemicals currently in drug development. One key outcome measure will be a novel light aversion assay that correlated with migraine headache models.  Other biochemical, behavioral, and molecular lines of investigation will also be pursued.



CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



Perform research activities in a specialized area of animal behavioral testing. Research literature as requested. Critically review literature for the purposes of furthering the research and developing new hypotheses in conjunction with the principal investigator. Make lab recommendations based on research outcomes.



Perform basic and complex procedures and techniques as outlined in research protocol, assure fidelity to protocols, may propose modifications to protocols and/or assist in the design of experiment protocols. Test and evaluate current procedures. Design portions of experimental plan. Apply new methods/theories. Present results/findings at lab and departmental meetings; may present at local and national meetings. Submit publications.



Use Prism and Microsoft Excel to analyze data. Assist in the design of manuals, questionnaires, and forms. Assist in preparing publications and presentations. Contribute to the technical writing of papers, manuscripts, and published materials. 



Make recommendations regarding the validity of research subjects and data. Submit routine IRB and animal protocol submissions or equivalent protocol, if applicable. Responsible for safety programs by following guidelines and maintaining required documentation.



Provide training on basic lab techniques and protocols. Provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure outcomes are achieved. May participate in hiring staff and managing the performance of staff to assure staff is compliant with UI policies and procedures.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



RESEARCH ASSISTANT(RESEARCH ASSISTANT: MICHAELSON LAB)Jobs@UIOWA

Thu, 9 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Psychiatry

Salary: $36,944.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 02/23/2017

Job Duties:

RESEARCH ASSISTANT- DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY DR. JAKE MICHAELSON LAB



Basic Function and Responsibility



The lab of Dr. Jake Michaelson is looking for a research assistant to join our team. We are looking for applicants who are outgoing, curious, self-directed, enthusiastic, and above all detail-oriented. The successful applicant will manage the experimental activities in our primarily computational lab. This position offers a rewarding combination of involvement in cutting-edge research and involvement in an interdisciplinary team.



Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities




  1. DNA/RNA extraction, protein purification, gel electrophoresis, and Western blot analysis

  2. Immunoprecipitation

  3. PCR (including RT-qPCR) and running DNA gels

  4. Preparation of samples and construction of libraries for Next Generation Sequencing

  5. Perform a summary of the literature related to the topics studied, prepare research materials for reports, and assist in the preparation of papers for publication. 

  6. Order general laboratory supplies, maintain equipment and laboratory organization.

  7. Analyze and interpret data with the help of others in the laboratory, and determine the validity of the results.  Keep detailed laboratory notebooks recording experimental data and analyses and present these findings at weekly lab meetings.  Recommend further experiments and/or changes in procedures.

  8. Other duties as assigned.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



RESEARCH ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Thu, 9 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Pathology

Salary: $36,944.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 02/23/2017

Job Duties:

Become a member of our team – a team that is changing medicine and changing lives! The Department of Pathology is currently accepting applications for a Research Assistant to conduct research using histotechnology applications, procedures and techniques that are functions in the Histology Research Laboratory (HRL), a research Core in the Department of Pathology. Particular areas of expertise include Histology and Immunohistochemistry, but other techniques are used and may be added as they become available. Additional aspects may include general laboratory support as directed by the HRL supervisor.



Please note regarding references: The selected candidate should be prepared to provide 5 professional references upon request.



This position is primarily 1st shift, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



RESEARCH ASSISTANTJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: MicrobiologySalary: $40,500.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 03/01/2017Job Duties: The Department of Microbiology is seeking a Research Assistant to conduct research focused on bacterial infection and host interaction, using rabbit models of bacterial infection and comparative studies of different pathogen interaction with the immune system.  Key Areas of Responsibility Research Perform library and online research on specified topics for use in experimentation. Perform experimental studies based on given hypotheses/goals; evaluate and record outcomes of experiments based on hypotheses/goals and submit for investigator’s inspection. Assist in the analysis and interpretation of experiments. Observe techniques in other laboratories. Experiments, Investigations, Evaluations Perform in vivo infectious disease research using rabbit models; use in vivo animal models to investigate host immunity to infections caused by bacterial and viral pathogens. Perform experimental procedures; record and consolidate data. Perform flow analyses, confocal microscopy, and cellular and biochemical immunoassays. Prepare chemical solutions and media according to established protocols and standards including proper handling and storage of all solid, liquid, and gaseous chemicals and solvents. Maintain cell lines by feeding, splitting/passaging, and cryopreservation/storage. Isolate, purify, and characterize bacterial toxins and host cell types. Evaluate pathogen-specific secreted immune responses using ELISA and cytokine assays. Perform molecular biology experiments, including cloning, construction of vectors for gene delivery, preparation of DNA for sequencing, and making host and bacterial cell knockouts. Maintain laboratory stocks of prokaryotic and pathogens under study. Analyze gene expression in rabbit and human cells and molecular/transcriptomic analyses. Purify recombinant proteins using standard biochemical procedures, such as chromatography, electrophoresis, etc. Complete work within specified time guidelines; discuss progress and any problems as needed. Collect, Analyze, and Summarize Data; Prepare Reports; Contribute to Manuscripts and Publications Present research progress at laboratory and journal club meetings. Assist in preparation of manuscripts/grants by organizing data and preparing photographs, figures, and tables as directed. Administrative and Project Management Assist in completion of required paperwork for new and departing laboratory personnel, including required vaccinations/exposure testing, annual training, radiation safety, biohazard safety, laboratory safety, and fire safety training. Assist in maintaining accurate records of departmental and grant accounts and laboratory databases (equipment and supplies, reagents, microbial strains and stocks, and animals). Assist in reviewing monthly departmental and grant account statements; correct and report any discrepancies to the laboratory supervisor. Facilities and Equipment Management Maintain laboratory supplies and equipment, including the timely ordering, receiving, and proper storage of supplies and equipment. Assist in maintaining general laboratory functionality. Maintain a clean work area. Supervision and Staffing Oversee undergraduate students in successful completion of assigned tasks. The qualifications for this job posting are described as competencies or the behaviors needed to be su[...]



RESEARCH ASSOCIATE(RESEARCH ASSOCIATE)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Salary: $40,202.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.

Job Duties:

Provide support for hearing loss research by conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing results and performing operational duties associated with the laboratory (bench and field), animal or human research. Key areas of responsibilities include conducting research into gene discovery and function, collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, preparing reports, contributing to manuscripts/publications, administrative and project management, facilities and equipment management, and supervision/staffing.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



RESEARCH ASSOCIATEJobs@UIOWA

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: MicrobiologySalary: $44,222.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: Applications are being accepted for consideration; however, the position may be filled at any time.Job Duties: The Department of Microbiology is seeking a Research Associate to assist and conduct research focused on Plasmodium infection and anti-malarial vaccination. An outstanding candidate will have the opportunity to pursue research that uses rodent models of Plasmodium infection and comparative studies of bacterial and viral infection to explore molecular mechanisms regulating the differentiation and maintenance of populations of pathogen-specific immune cells.  Key Areas of Responsibility Research Perform library and online research on specified topics and participate in analyzing papers and leading discussion of relevant scientific articles. Identify experimental hypotheses/goals; evaluate and record outcomes of experiments based on hypotheses/goals and submit for investigator’s inspection. Assist in the analysis and interpretation of experiments. Observe techniques in other laboratories. Experiments, Investigations, Evaluations Perform in vivo infectious disease research using rodent models; use in vivo animal models to investigate host immunity to infections caused by viral, prokaryotic, and eukaryotic pathogens. Perform experimental procedures; record and consolidate data. Perform flow cytometric analyses, confocal microscopy, and cellular and biochemical immunoassays. Prepare chemical solutions and media according to established protocols and standards including proper handling and storage of all solid, liquid, and gaseous chemicals and solvents. Maintain cell lines by feeding, splitting/passaging, and cryopreservation/storage. Isolate, purify, and characterize immune cell subsets. Evaluate pathogen-specific secreted antibody responses using ELISA and ELISpot. Perform molecular biology experiments, including cloning, construction of vectors for gene delivery, and preparation of DNA for sequencing. Maintain laboratory stocks of prokaryotic and eukaryotic pathogens under study. Perform animal husbandry, including breeding, weaning, genotyping, and phenotyping rodents within the colony. Maintain logs of rodent and parasite genotype and phenotype, primer collection, and chemicals. Analyze gene expression using reporter mouse lines and molecular/transcriptomic anlyses. Purify recombinant proteins using standard biochemical procedures, such as chromatography, electrophoresis, etc. Collect, Analyze, and Summarize Data; Prepare Reports; Contribute to Manuscripts and Publications Present research progress at lab meetings. Prepare materials for research progress reports and assist in the preparation of manuscripts/grants by organizing data and preparing photographs, computer-generated figures, and tables for publication or presentation as directed. Administrative and Project Management Assist in completion of required paperwork for new and departing laboratory personnel, including required vaccinations/exposure testing, annual training, radiation safety, biohazard safety, laboratory safety, and fire safety training. Assist in maintaining accurate records of departmental and grant accounts and laboratory databases (equipment and supplies, reagents, microbial strains and stocks, and animals) and collaborative enterprises. Assist in reviewing monthly departme[...]



RESEARCH ASSOCIATE(RESEARCH ASSOCIATE)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Social WorkSalary: $40,202.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 03/01/2017Job Duties: To provide research assistance for a variety of research and evaluation projects in social work, public health, education and other social services; organize and analyze data, prepare reports and presentations, and assist in the development of new projects. Perform research on specified topics and prepare bibliographies, literature reviews and abstracts.  Contribute to the statistical analysis of data. Travel may be required for collecting data and attending project meetings. Organize and prepare data for analysis.  Perform standard descriptive and analytical statistical computations. Assist in the planning and presentation of data and results. Write research and evaluation reports including summarizing test results. Assist with the preparation of project reports and papers for dissemination and publication. Communicate effectively with project agencies and other consumers on data collection needs and requirements. Assist in preparing grant applications. Train and supervise students/staff in data coding and data entry and other protocol as needed. Successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and ability to meet and maintain University of Iowa Fleet Services standards. **For a detailed job description, please email Miriam Landsman (miriam-landsman@uiowa.edu).** The Research Associate classification is the second classification in the Research Professional job family. For more information about this job family, visit: 
 https://hris.uiowa.edu/CC_Redesign/driver.php?ACTION=DETAIL&FAMILY=PRK Note to Applicant: 
The qualifications for this job posting are described as competencies or the behaviors needed to be successful in performing the duties of the position at a defined proficiency level/standard. The proficiency level required for each qualification is included. Please assure that your application/resume and/or cover letter illustrates the work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you have that meet each of the required qualifications. Proficiency levels are defined as: Working Experience - Successfully completes diverse tasks of the job; applies and enhances knowledge and skill in both usual and unusual issues; needs minimal guidance in addressing unusual situations. Extensive Experience - Performs without assistance; recognized as a resource to others; able to translate complex nuances to others; able to improve processes; focus on broad issues. For more information about competencies, visit:  http://hr.uiowa.edu/competenciesApplicant Credentials are Subject to VerificationBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.IOWA CITY, IA 52240[...]



RESEARCH SUPPORT ADMINISTRATOR(BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR)Jobs@UIOWA

Thu, 2 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: CAD-Research EngineeringSalary: $73,124.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 03/06/2017Job Duties: Contribute to the mission of the College of Engineering Center for Computer-Aided Design (CCAD) by providing leadership and coordination for the center and research development, technology and innovation initiatives. S/he will represent CCAD in building relationships with customers while linking CCAD’s research, technologies, and innovation in modeling and simulation to government and industry potential funding sources. With senior leadership, the Business Development Administrator will identify and implement strategic programs, pursue funding opportunities, and support researchers in the development of proposals. Key Areas of Responsibility include: Review grant opportunities from federal, state and private sources for possible proposal development and make recommendations. Proactively engage center staff in the development and submission of grant proposals. This includes: coordinating proposals requiring teams of internal and/or external partners; composing grant proposals or sections of proposals; and reviewing and editing proposals. Assure compliance with proposal requirements in accordance with University policies and state and federal regulations. Establish timelines to assure project deadline dates are met; monitor progress of proposal development and facilitate internal/external reviews of proposals prior to submission. Comply with internal and sponsor deadlines. Support senior leadership in the creation of initiatives to expand CCAD research capacity, catalyze new collaborations and increase the competiveness of extramural funding proposals. In collaboration with CCAD Director, develop and implement a strategic plan for research development activities and identify metrics to monitor effectiveness. Formulate and implement strategic initiatives and administrative policies. Compile statistics and information for internal and external reports. Lead implementation of new programs and activities. Prepare reports for publication and distribution; develop annual proposals for renewed funding; recommend, help develop new programs and initiatives. Serve as liaison to internal organizations and external funding agencies. Serve as liaison to faculty, staff, agencies, legislators, media, the general public, and other stakeholders; Build relationships with domestic, governmental, and global partners in support of funding and/or collaboration initiatives. Represent CCAD in building relationships with customers while linking CCAD’s research, technologies, and innovation in modeling and simulation to government and industry potential funding sources. Initiate and nurture critical partnerships throughout the international research industry, among institutions, and with external stakeholders. Develop and manage relationships with constituency groups including researchers, sponsored programs, grant development network, economic development leadership, collegiate leadership, corporate partners and governmental relations. Domestic and international travel may be required. Develop and implement policies and practices of a culture that supports staff engagement in the proposal process. Please assure that your application/resume and/or cover letter illustrates the work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you have that meet each of the required qualifications. **References: Five pro[...]



RESEARCH SUPPORT SPECIALISTJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: PediatricsSalary: $40,202.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 03/01/2017Job Duties: About the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center.  Forbes Magazine named the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics as the Number 1 employer in the Health Care industry category and Number 7 employer overall for 2016.  About the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics and UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is a national leader in pediatric medicine.  The Department's mission is to provide outstanding care to the children of Iowa and beyond by being a leader in state-of-the-art clinical care to children, performing cutting-edge research to find new treatments and cures for childhood illnesses, and educating the next generation of pediatric health care providers.  The Department comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.  UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions, and Iowa’s only comprehensive children’s hospital. Position Summary Support research efforts in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics by exploring funding opportunities, assisting in grant proposal preparation, submission, post-award administration, regulatory compliance and operational support by assuring compliance with UI policies, state and federal laws. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Perform queries for funding opportunities. Perform routine review of grant funding agency regulations to identify/obtain specific grant or guideline information and to assure information is integrated into the grant submission documents appropriately. Communicate funding opportunities, maintain database of grant applications. Assist in the coordination/collection and preparation of data for research/grant proposals; evaluate request for proposals, reviews proposals and assure completeness, route proposals through departmental grant checklist process and UIRIS routing. Assist faculty, staff and students with preparation and submissions of proposals. Coordinate paper and electronic submissions with Faculty. Participate in the development and preparation of grant proposals including budget preparation. Review and respond to internal requests for information. Review and proof information to ensure documents are accurate and complete prior to submission to Sponsored Programs. Coordinate and execute the transfer of grants for faculty leaving the University and faculty onboarding with the University; communicate with the PI and Sponsored Programs within the University and former institution, as needed. Develop budgets for grant and federal clinical trial submission and assist Principle Investigators in interpreting sponsor and third party regulations. Coordinate grant application process after documents have been routed.  Review pending log for application rejections, approvals.  Follow up on contracts, as needed.  Create electronic files for awarded grants and verify personnel have been added to the new funding source. Maintain departmental grant and contract files. Ensure compliance with clinical trial research billing and procedures. Serve [...]



RESEARCH SUPPORT SPECIALISTJobs@UIOWA

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: IIHR Hydroscience Engineering

Salary: $40,202.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 03/03/2017

Job Duties:

Position Specific Summary:  The candidate will contribute to the research mission of IIHR–Hydroscience & Engineering by providing support primarily to the Iowa Geological Survey (IGS) related to research grants and contracts, management of the overall IGS budget, and other support for IGS staff.



Assist department and investigators in identifying external and internal research funding. Administer grants and contracts. Support multiple research studies and notify faculty and staff of changes in policies and procedures.



Independently prepare and submit financial and material reports and schedules for University and granting agencies. Monitor budgets, establish fiscal controls to comply with internal and sponsor deadlines. Analyze, monitor and report financial data, information and reports. May initiate and/or approve routine financial transactions.



Provide budget projections; develop, maintain, and oversee office record-keeping systems.



Monitor compliance with contract/ grant terms in accordance with University policies and state and federal regulations.



Advise faculty and staff in the appropriateness of expenditures of grants and contracts, release money, start-up funds, UI Foundation, and departmental accounts. 



Perform other administrative support tasks in support of research (e.g., organize and facilitate meetings/events, respond to inquiries, monitor research protocols, analysis and management; local site coordinator; maintain website content, etc.).



Liaison with external funding agencies related to supporting departmental research. Provide input/content for external communications and social media. Interact with public related to inquiries and addressing issues that require follow-up. Provide public relations support for the unit.



May provide functional supervision and/or administrative supervision of students. May provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure outcomes are achieved.



 



Please assure that your application/resume and/or cover letter illustrates the work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you have that meet each of the required qualifications.



**References: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



VETERINARIAN(CLINICAL VETERINARIAN)Jobs@UIOWA

Tue, 7 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Office of Animal Resources

Salary: $75,376.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 02/21/2017

Job Duties:

The Office of Animal Resources, which provides husbandry and veterinary care of all research animals at the University of Iowa, invites applications for the position of Clinical Veterinarian.  Our growing animal care program provides a great opportunity to demonstrate and enhance your skill as a clinician and interact with research staff working on a variety of medical and behavioral research.  The University of Iowa offers competitive salary and excellent benefits.  See Why Iowa for more information about why UI may be the right career choice for you and you will enjoy working and living in Iowa City.



In this position, you will:




  • Manage and perform duties related to the veterinary care of various animal species including rodents, farm animals and aquatic species.

  • Manage preventive medicine programs including rodent sentinel, vendor surveillance and quarantine programs.

  • Manage programs for pre- and postoperative care, anesthesia, analgesia, and euthanasia.

  • Provide guidance of protocol development for compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Perform veterinary review, including grant comparison, of protocols submitted to the IACUC.

  • Participate in IACUC facility/programmatic evaluations.

  • Provide training to research and caretaker staff.

  • Supervise veterinary technician staff.



Notes to applicant:




  • Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

  • Salary with experience to Commensurate.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240