Current DCN Talent

Updated 03-31-14

Please contact DCN for further information on any of the following candidates

garry-klein@uiowa.edu (319-345-3242)

HEALTHCARE

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology with experience assessing and treating clients in diverse settings, including long-term acute care hospital, skilled-nursing facilities and day habilitation programs.  Clinical areas of interest and expertise include disorders related to swallowing, language, cognition and speech.  Experience coaching new speech-language pathologist hires and conducting in-services for multi-disciplinary team members. Licensed to practice in the State of Iowa and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing  Association. Available for immediate employment.

RN and MSN in Nursing Management with extensive experience in managing the full gamut of nursing and clinical operations.  Proficient in program development and management, policies and procedures development, quality control, measurement and improvement, regulatory agency compliance, human resource management, budget administration, conflict resolution, team development and critical care and nursing management.  Available for immediate employment.

RESEARCH

PhD in Molecular Genetics with a multi disciplinary background in molecular biology and biochemistry, and 5 years' experience in research and teaching. Molecular and cell biologist curious to know how basic cell functions and my research interests are to study and engineer the biochemical pathways that regulate cellular activities focusing on metabolism. Expertise in various molecular, biochemical, gene expression analysis methods. Available for immediate employment.

Ph.D in Soil Science with multidisciplinary background in chemistry, environmental science and soil science, with research focused on synthesis and characterization of polymers for industrial and agricultural applications.  Additional research on the disposal and reuse of environmental solid waste, as well as design of industrial waste treatment.  Available for immediate employment.

M.S. in Pharmacology with experience in the areas of computational chemistry, pharmacological assays, molecular biology, cell culture, microscopy, working with animals, and teaching/mentoring students.  Thesis based on "Computational Ligand-Based CNS Therapeutic Design: The Search for Novel-Scaffold Norepinephrine Transporter Inhibitors."  Research interests in chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, pharmacology, neuroscience and other related fields.  Available for immediate employment.

NONPROFIT

Recent Master in Public Service with over five years of professional experience in five countries, doing field research, fund raising and grant writing, in the areas of racial and social justice, environmental policy, public policy and economic development.  Available for immediate employment.

BUSINESS/BUSINESS SERVICES

Marketing and Graphic Design Specialist with Masters Degree in the area of Advertising and Communications. Over two years of related working experience. Skilled in the Adobe Creative Suite, digital/social media platforms, as well as SEO and SEM. Capable of both strategic and creative approaches to brand development while meeting tight deadlines. Client is now available for interviewing and will be relocating and available for employment the end of May.

Over 10 years of experience leading and working successfully within groups. Led multiple groups and managed teams to implement some modifications to enhance program effectiveness.  Managed retail and restaurant workers to meet and exceed customers’ needs and expectations.  Recently relocated to Iowa and available now for employment in managerial, marketing, and customer service areas.

 

Master’s in Sociology with solid academic experience working with students, advising, teaching, event planning, and providing excellent administrative support including preparing reports, gathering and analyzing data, handling logistics, and using common office software products including social media.  Available for immediate employment.

URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING

Project Manager / Planner with AICP certification and thirteen years of experience working for municipalities and private corporations, with expertise in customer service and managing multiple priorities.  Served as senior member of planning staff and has represented communities and private firms at hundreds of community and public meetings. Client available for immediate employment.

LANGUAGES

College Professor in Chinese/Mandarin language and two years’ experience in teaching Chinese/Mandarin language to adult learners, with additional skills in simultaneous interpretation/translation. Worked with students from diverse backgrounds, including people with special needs, and from a myriad of ethnic groups.  A native Chinese/Mandarin speaker with fluent English.  Available for immediate employment.

EDUCATION

Composition instructor and English lecturer/teacher with three years’ experience in administration in a university setting, four years’ experience teaching both university English and high school Language Arts, and Iowa teaching certification. Specialist areas include modern and contemporary British and American literature, critical theory, and composition. Has worked with students from a variety of backgrounds, nationalities, and abilities, from 8th-grade Language Arts, including special education inclusion, to university English majors and adult education students. Client has relocated and is available now for employment.