UNIVERSITY OF IOWA POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in IOWA CITY, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 2933Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Internal MedicineSalarySalary:$47,484.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:A postdoctoral research scholar position is available in the Department of Internal Medicine in the Division of Nephrology, Carver College of Medicine at University of Iowa.Research in the laboratory is focused on studying the function of genes that when mutated result in inheritable kidney diseases, by applying a wide array of biochemistry, genetics, genomics, cell biology and imaging studies.The specific project will be aimed to identify and characterize novel molecular signaling pathways responsible of the onset and the progression of cystic kidney diseases and fibrosis.The post-doctoral scholar will be expected to be responsible for defining the experimental design, collecting and analyzing research data, troubleshooting experiments, and training graduate students and research assistants. He or she will also be responsible for the preparation of manuscripts related to his/her work.Education Requirement:PhD degreeRequired Qualifications:Highly motivated with a strong background in molecular biology, animal genetics, mouse husbandry and handling, and animal procedures is required.Willing to work in a collaborative environment and strong research ethics and integrity is required.Desirable Qualifications:Experience with animal endothelial biology and coagulation is highly desirable.Candidates qualified for NIH training grants and fellowships is highly desirable.Online Application Required DocumentsCurriculum VitaName and Contact Information of ReferencesLetters of InterestNumber of References: 3To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Stacy M Pruter - intmed-hr-apps@uiowa.eduCmed-Internal MedicineUNIVERSITY HOSPITAL - GENERAL200 HAWKINS DRSE322 GHIOWA CITY, IA 52242The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.