Varias Posiciones para Postdocs y Profesores

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The following position announcements are in this message: 1. Postdoc fellow--McGill University Hospital Center 2. Postdoctoral Scientist--AgResearch, New Zealand 3. Visiting Prof-Cell and Molecular Biology--Eastern New Mexico University 4. Chair-Biological Sciences--Clark Atlanta University 5. Postdoc and Res Assoc positions-Reprod Med--UCSD School of Med 6. Two Postdoc Pos-OBGYN--UTMB Galveston, Texas 7. Postdoc Res Fellowships-Reprod Health OB&G--UBC Vancouver ************************************************************************** 1.Postdoctoral fellow position McGill University Hospital Center Montreal, Quebec, Canada CIHR-funded postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Teruko Taketo to study microtubule spindle assembly in the mouse oocyte, starting from October 2008. Experience in handling and microinjection of mouse oocytes and fluorescence image analysis is considered a great asset. Applicants must submit a current resume and the names of three references to Dr. Teruko Taketo, Royal Victoria Hospital, Room H6-19, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A1. E-mail: Web-site: . ************************************************************************** 2.Post-doctoral scientist Reproductive physiology and molecular biology AgResearch, Dunedin, New Zealand Possums - one of New Zealand's greatest threats to the natural environment, and also responsible for spreading disease to farm stock - it is estimated there are 70 million possums consuming 21,000 tonnes of vegetation every night and acting as a vector for bovine tuberculosis into the dairy and deer industries! We need help to control this pest, and if you have a PhD in physiology and molecular biology, you can help us with this challenge. We need a motivated and skilled post-doctoral scientist to be part of the team focusing on elucidating mechanisms involved in the regulation of follicular development in possums The position, which is for a fixed term of 3 years, is based at AgResearch's Invermay campus, 18 km from Dunedin. Ideally applicants will have: A Ph.D., in reproductive biology/physiology and/or endocrinology Good knowledge of animal reproduction Skills in molecular biology techniques and good laboratory practice. Good computing, bioinformatics, organisational and data management skills. AgResearch offers excellent working conditions, ongoing support, training and professional development. The job description is available online and applications are invited at Reference AGR740. Applications close 16 March 2008. ************************************************************************** 3.Visiting Professor Cell and Molecular Biology Eastern New Mexico University A visiting professor position (at the rank of Assistant Professor) is available on May 1, 2008, in the Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Department of Biology, Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU), Portales, New Mexico, USA. Our new research project funded by the National Institutes of Health focuses on the molecular mechanisms of the hormonal regulation of oocyte maturation and ovulation in amphibians (using Xenopus laevis as a research model). Applicants with a Ph.D. degree and research experience in molecular biology and reproductive biology are encouraged to apply. As a part of the job assignment, the person who will be hired for the position is also expected to teach an undergraduate/graduate level course per semester (for example, Developmental Biology or Biotechnology). The purpose of this teaching assignment is to help the person to find a faculty position after the project is completed. Please send curriculum vitae, samples of publications, and three recommendation letters to: Dr. Zhiming Liu, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Station # 33, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, New Mexico 88130, office phone: 575-562-2495, lab phone: 575-562-2869, fax: 575-562-2192, or email: ENMU is located in Portales, a small college town where the costs of living are low. The salary (approximately $35000/year plus fringe benefits) for this position can provide a good standard of living. The Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory is well supported by the federal and state funding. ENMU is an equal opportunity employer. ************************************************************************** 4.Chair, Department of Biological Sciences Clark Atlanta University Affiliate of the United Methodist Church The Department of Biological Sciences seeks applicants for the position of department chair. The department offers both undergraduate and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) degrees in Biological Sciences. The successful candidate should possess the following: a Ph.D. degree in a modern area of biology with active and funded research programs; qualify for the rank of Associate or Full Professor, possess teaching and administrative experience. Preference will be given to candidates whose research programs will complement a major focus of the department of Biological Sciences in the area of cancer research. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three professional letters of reference, and statements of research interests and teaching philosophy to: Search Committee: Chair of Biological Sciences, c/o Office of the Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Clark Atlanta University, 223 James P. Brawley Dr., S.W., Atlanta, GA 30314 or by e-mail to: . The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Clark Atlanta University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employee ************************************************************************** 5.Post-doc and Staff Research Associate positions Department of Reproductive Medicine University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine Strong background in molecular and cellular biology and/or protein chemistry is essential to study the role of oocyte growth factors in folliculogenesis and ovulation in rodents and humans. Additional information is available at To apply, please send your CV, a covering letter, summary of current and past research experience and the names of three professional references to: Shunichi Shimasaki, Ph.D. (, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0633. ************************************************************************** 6.Two Postdoctoral Positions Available Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology UTMB in Galveston, Texas Two Postdoctoral positions are available immediately in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UTMB in Galveston, Texas. The department is now ranked number 3 in NIH funding. Position 1: To study the role of vasoactive agents in vascular adaptations during pregnancy and/or in fetal programming of adult hypertension. Studies include determination of cell-specific role of vasoactive agents on both endothelial and vascular smooth muscle cells using in vivo, in vitro, as well as cell culture. Position 2: To study the mechanisms involved in the regulation of receptors – studies include site directed mutagenesis, transcriptional assays, supershift and nuclear run-off assays. Candidates should have a PhD or MD and expertise in molecular, vascular or cell biology, reproductive biology or perinatology. Salary is commensurate with experience and include full benefits per UTMB policies. Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae to: Chandra Yallampalli, DVM, PhD Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Professor, Neurosciences and Cell Biology Program Director, WRHR Center of Excellence University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) 301 University Blvd., MRB, 11.138 Galveston, TX 77555-1062 (409) 772-7593 - Office (409) 747-0475 - Fax ************************************************************************** 7.Postdoctoral Research Fellowships - Reproductive Health Obstetrics & Gynaecology - University of British Columbia Child & Family Research Institute Vancouver, BC Canada Postdoctoral research positions are available within the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UBC, to work in the laboratory of Dr. Geoffrey Hammond at the Child & Family Research Institute ( ). This research group is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and specializes in reproductive endocrinology, molecular genetics and the role of steroid hormones in development and disease processes. Applicants must have a PhD with experience in molecular biology including methods of defining transcriptional control mechanisms, the screening and phenotyping of transgenic animal models, cell culture methods for study of the hormonal control of gene expression, and biochemical methods for characterizing steroid-binding proteins or steroid receptors and their functions. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a concise statement of research interests in the context of Dr. Hammond’s research program and the names of three referees to: Professor Geoffrey L. Hammond Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology University of British Columbia Child & Family Research Institute 950 West 28th Avenue Vancouver, BC Canada V5Z 4H4 Initial appointments will be for a period of one year with the opportunity for reappointment for up to two additional years. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and according to UBC/CIHR guidelines.