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Researcher 6 - Cardiovascular Garry Lab

University of Minnesota
life insurance, paid holidays, sick time, tuition reimbursement
United States, Minnesota, Saint Paul
Jul 11, 2024
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Job Duties:
Special consideration will be given to individuals with expertise using SCNT and transgenic technologies. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and productive team that already has vertically integrated skill sets to produce cloned or chimeric animals.

Interface and participate as a member of a dynamic and productive SCNT team using SCNT, in vitro embryonic cultures, gene editing and helping to promote scientific efforts focused on xenotransplantation and analysis of chimeric embryos. Representative publications from the laboratory and the research team include: Das S. et al. Generation of human endothelium in pig embryos deficient in ETV2. Nature Biotechnology. 2020 38(3):297-302 and Maeng G. et al., Humanized skeletal muscle in MYF5/MYOD/MYF6 null pig embryos. Nature Biomed Engineering. 2021 5(8):805-814.
Studies will be undertaken to address the following:

1) SCNT of animal model systems
2) Gene editing
3) In vitro culture analysis of early embryos
4) Molecular biology (RNA/DNA, qPCR, transfections, etc.)
5) Animal studies
6) Morphological analysis

Researcher will be expected to:
-Participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of research studies
-Train and supervise data collection personnel
-Design, organize, and implement project database
-Analyze data
-Collaborate on reports and publication of findings


Required Qualifications: (Must be documented on application materials)
* M.S. or Ph.D. (Embryology, Molecular Biology, Veterinary Sciences, Reproductive Sciences, or related discipline is preferred)
* Substantial research and publication record
* Outstanding expertise in transgenic technologies, somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) in large animals, and molecular biology required.
* Research experience in SCNT, In vitro fertilization or transgenesis technologies is required.

Applicants must have the ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
  • Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer match
  • Disability and employer paid life insurance
  • Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
  • Student loan forgiveness opportunity
  • Opportunities for growth and promotion
  • Employee Assistance Program

For more information regarding : https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2019_tcd-cslr-75100-ben-0105-7_1.pdf

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