Iowa State Job Bank Employer POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in IOWA CITY, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 2872Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Monday, October 2nd, 2017College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Internal MedicineSalarySalary:$47,484.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:A position for a highly motivated postdoc is available in Dr. Thorsten Maretzky's laboratory in the Inflammation Program of the Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City.Studies in the lab are focused on tumor necrosis factor (TNF)a signaling in innate immunity and inflammatory disease as well as epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) activation with an emphasis on its role in cancer development and progression.Mouse models and cell-based assays are used with both murine and human cells to understand the contribution of hematopoietic and non-hematopoietic cell types in driving epithelial wound repair as well as the temporal aspects of inflammation with a special focus on mucosal immunity and associated cancers. For further information please visit our website:https://maretzky.lab.uiowa.eduEducation Requirement:A PhD or other terminal degree in Immunology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Cancer Biology or related field is required.Required Qualifications:High motivation, strong interest in myeloid cell biology, host-pathogen interactions, innate immunity, cell death, or tumor immunology, and previous training in biomedical research are required.Online Application Required DocumentsCurriculum VitaName and Contact Information of ReferencesLetters of InterestNumber of References: 2To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Thorsten Maretzky - intmed-hr-apps@uiowa.eduCmed-Internal MedicineMULTI - TENANT FACILITY2501 CROSSPARK ROADE168 MTFIOWA 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.