• Full Time
  • Omaha, NE
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Creighton University is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Biomedical Sciences department. 

 

Main research focus is to understand the relationship between specific transmembrane receptors, integrins, and the Usher proteins during inner ear development, and their mechanism of action.
Additional duties include training graduate and undergraduate students.
Molecular basis of Usher syndrome during inner ear development.
Role of integrins during inner ear development and their involvement in Usher protein function
Identifiation of small molecule therapies to protect against acquired hearing loss
 

Qualifications:

Doctorate Degree 
1-3 years of experience
Experience in handling and working with rodents
Excellent microdissection skills. Organ of Corti microdissection is desirable but not required
Some confocal microscopy knowledge is also desirable.
Expertise in electrophysiology and in the hearing field is a plus
 

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply with a cover letter and up to date resume attached to the online application. If you have any questions submitting your application or materials, please don’t hesitate to contact HR@creighton.edu

 

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