Post-Doctoral Scientist – Dr. Damm’s laboratory

first_imgSpecial Instructions to Applicants Normal work hours Position NumberP00001 For more information, candidates should contact Dr. Erich Damm([email protected]). Candidates should submit their cover letteroutlining research interests, curriculum vitae and contactinformation for three academic references (contact informationonly, not letters) by clicking on the “Apply for This Job” linkabove or through Only applicationmaterials submitted through VCU Jobs will be considered. DepartmentBiology Additional Information Job CategoryResearch Recruitment PoolAll Applicants Quick Link Normal work days Resource CriticalNo Description of the Job CampusMonroe Park Campus Working TitlePost-Doctoral Scientist – Dr. Damm’s laboratory Open Until FilledYes Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Optional & Required DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationCurriculum Vitae (CV)Reference Letter – 1Reference Letter – 2Optional DocumentsOther Document Remove from posting on or before Is any portion of this position grant-funded?Yes – Continuation of this position depends on funding of thegrant.center_img Job Code/TitlePD – Post Doctoral Does this position provide patient or clinical services to theVCU Health System?No Candidates experienced in hematopoietic development, zebrafishgenetics and embryological approaches, zebrafish husbandry,transgenesis, confocal microscopy, transcriptomics, flow cytometryand fluorescence activated cell sorting ( FACS ) are stronglyencouraged to apply. Sensitive PositionNo Required Qualifications Candidates must have a PhD in a biological field with less than 4years of post-doctoral experience along with expertise in molecularbiology techniques and a record of publication. Organizational Overview A fully funded post-doctoral position is available in thelaboratory of Dr. Erich Damm in the Virginia CommonwealthUniversity ( VCU ) Department of Biology. The Damm lab is an NIHfunded laboratory that studies the molecular control ofhematopoietic stem cell development using the established zebrafishembryo model of developmental hematopoiesis. Our recent work(Nature Cell Biology, 19:457-467, 2017) has identified integrateddevelopment of the embryonic vasculature, hematopoietic system andthe sympathetic nervous system and we are particularly interestedin studying the molecular mechanisms governing these developmentalprocesses. We are seeking a friendly, enthusiastic and highlymotivated individual to join our group and conduct research relatedto this area of developmental biology.The VCU research environment is exceptional with strongcollaborations and state-of-the-art resources. Additionally, theCity of Richmond is a highly affordable city located in themid-Atlantic region, is rich and diverse in culture and is steepedin history. The city is home to many historic sites, museums, andart galleries, a particularly vibrant dining scene and boasts afamily friendly environment. Job Open Date10/05/2020 Position TypePost Doc At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity,service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. Apremier, urban, public research university nationally recognized asone of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place towork. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supportedand your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leavepackage, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and anopportunity to do mission-driven work. Posting Details Hours/WeekFull-time Anticipated Hiring Range$52,704 Preferred Qualifications Does this position require a pre-placement medicalassessment?Nolast_img read more

Disney sets sail with cruise expansion

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: D.M DCL Fleet Donald – Alaska Dream Renderingcenter_img Disney Cruise Line has announced two new itineraries incorporating Alaska and Mexico, bringing voyages back to the West Coast in 2011, in conjunction with the debut of its newest ship, Disney Dream early next year.Touted as a leader in family cruising, passengers under 17 will also be able to cruise free on its new seven-night cruises to the Mexican Riviera aboard the Disney Wonder commencing January 23 to March 20 2011, when accompanied by two full-fare paying guests occupying the same stateroom.In a world first, Disney Cruise Line will offer Alaska voyages, departing from Vancouver B.C next year.  The Alaska cruises is expected to be a hit with both adults and youngsters, combining natural wonder and adventure.“Alaska is a market rich in culture and heritage that can tell a story.  We are looking at it as a destination we feel could deliver a superior product,” Disney Destinations Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Travel Operations, Randy Garfield said.The four-month season of seven-night sailings aboard the Disney Wonder in 2011 will call into popular ports such as Juneau, Ketchikan and Skagway. According to Disney Cruise Line, guests demands have been met with voyages on the Disney Magic’s return to the Mediterranean in 2011 with 10- and 11-night cruises departing from Barcelona.  The itinerary will incorporate ports of Italy, France and Spain, as well as Tunis in northern Africa and Malta. Disney Cruise Line is also the only cruise ship in the world to conduct fireworks at sea, and have plans to offer a first-of-its-kind water coaster spanning above four upper decks of its brand new Disney Dream.Disney Dream, currently being built in Germany, will be 40 per cent larger than its sister ships.“Disney Dream will be the most spectacular ship afloat taking family cruising to new heights,” Disney Cruise Line President Karl Holz said.“The unique advantage of Disney Cruise Line is that we offer a customized ship experience that brings families together, while still catering to the personalized vacation needs of every guest who sails with us.” The Disney Dream will also feature a Virtual Porthole for all guests staying in the inside staterooms, giving a real-time view outside the ship, which will also from time to time, be visited by Disney characters. AquaDucklast_img read more