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Adjunct instructor, Washington State University Vancouver

Posted by on September 24th, 2016

Dear Colleagues Washington State University’s Vancouver campus is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach Principles of Animal Development during the Spring 2017 semester (Jan. 9-May 9). We are also looking for an instructor for Immunology. For the complete advertisement and application instructions see: Vancouver, WA is part of the Portland, OR metro area.[…]


Posted by on September 22nd, 2016

  A research technician position is available in the research group of Dr Anthony Gavalas. The group investigates the role of signaling pathways and metabolism in the late stages of endocrine pancreas development and the application of novel signals for the conversion of human pluripotent stem cells into insulin producing, glucose responsive beta cells. A[…]

Research Assistant – Bioinformatician

Posted by on September 20th, 2016

Department/Location: Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge, UK. Salary: £25,023-£28,982 Reference: PS10184 Closing date: 17 October 2016 Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 June 2017 in the first instance. The Wellcome Trust-Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute is an international centre of excellence[…]

Intern for Disease Models and Mechanisms

Posted by on September 19th, 2016

DMM is looking for an enthusiastic intern who wishes to gain experience in science publishing, including writing press releases, contributing to our social media activities, and supporting our Reviews Editor with commissioned articles. The internship is envisaged to last for up to 1 year at a salary of £15,000 p.a. Our interns have a great[…]

Postdoctoral position in Skeletal Development: Nova Scotia, Canada

Posted by on September 19th, 2016

A post-doctoral position is available in the Franz-Odendaal Bone Development Lab to study the developmental basis of the vertebrate ocular skeleton in a comparative context. Highly motivated and independent individuals with excellent interpersonal skills are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will take a key role in our research program which interests spans evo-devo, developmental[…]

Laboratory Research Scientist (Research Assistant)

Posted by on September 19th, 2016

We are offering a Research Assistant position funded by a Wellcome Investigator Award. The successful candidate for this position will perform experiments and provide technical support in the group of James Briscoe. The group studies the molecular and cellular mechanisms responsible for the embryonic development of the vertebrate nervous system. For more information about the[…]

Faculty Positions in Functional and Chemical Genomics

Posted by on September 15th, 2016

The new Program in Functional and Chemical Genomics at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF, is inviting applications for multiple independent faculty positions at the Assistant and Associate Member levels (Assistant or Associate Professor equivalent). OMRF is a non-profit private foundation dedicated to fundamental, interdisciplinary research and to the translation of knowledge to medicine[…]

Post-doctoral Position on Angiogenesis at University of California San Francisco

Posted by on September 14th, 2016

We are seeking outstanding candidates to lead a project studying Notch, TGF-β, and ephrinB2 signaling pathways in arterial venous programming/reprogramming and the implication in development and diseases. We take a conditional mouse genetic approach to manipulating gene expression in endothelial cell-specific and temporally controlled fashion. We also use cutting-edge in vivo real time imaging technology,[…]

Research Associate/Assistant – Division of Infection and Immunity – University College London

Posted by on September 13th, 2016

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant/Associate within the Division of Infection & Immunity at UCL in Dr Gillian Tomlinson’s laboratory. We are seeking highly motivated individuals interested in integrating cutting-edge human and zebrafish models to study the immunopathogenesis of tuberculosis. The post is funded by a Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist Fellowship entitled “Tuning[…]

Postdoctoral position in mammalian retinal development, University of California, Davis

Posted by on September 10th, 2016

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Nadean Brown to study the role of bHLH transcription factors and Notch signaling during prenatal optic nerve head formation. Highly motivated and creative applicants are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in the life sciences is required. Strongest consideration will be given to applicants with formal backgrounds[…]