Postdoc Research Associate

Title:  Postdoc Research Associate - Obstetrics and Gynecology (Job ID #91231)

Department:  Medicine/Obstetrics & Gynecology

Category:  Postdoc Res Assoc

Location:  Chicago

Close Date:  04/30/2018

Description:

The University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has two postdoctoral positions to investigate the utilization of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for cell therapy of female infertility-related disorders such as premature ovarian insufficiency and polycystic ovary syndrome.

Duties:

The successful applicants will use molecular techniques, tissue culture, and experimental animal models to characterize how secreted humeral factors from MSCs enhanced ovarian functions and improve oocyte quality. The opportunity also exists to explore other areas of interest related to this project.

Qualifications:

MD and/or PhD in regenerative medicine, stem cell biology, molecular biology, reproductive biology, physiology or related fields is required. Salary competitive. 

Review of candidates will begin immediately; for fullest consideration submit CV, cover letter and the names of three references to https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=91231.

Also send CV, cover letter and names of three references to Dr. Ayman Al-Hendy, aalhendy@uic.edu.

The University of Ilinois at Chicago may conduct background checks on all candidates upon acceptance of contingent officer. Background checks are performed in complaince with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.  

UID is an AA/EOE

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