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The University of Iowa POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in Iowa City, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 2902Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Wednesday, December 13th, 2017College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Anatomy and Cell BiologySalarySalary:$47,484.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:The Yang laboratory at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa is seeking a motivated, focused and skilled Postdoctoral Fellow. The Yang group is interested in identifying the molecular components of integration between organelle stress responses that are in play in obesity and diabetes at the cellular and organismic levels (publications in Science, Cell Metabolism and Diabetes). Genetic mouse models, cellular and in vivo metabolic analysis, cell culture, cell imaging and biochemistry assays will be used in the project. The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is a highly ranked biomedical research institute. The Yang laboratory is located in a state-of-the-art facility that features collaborative atmosphere to foster innovation.Education Requirement:Interested candidates should have obtained a Ph.D. or M.D.Required Qualifications:A strong background in mouse models, metabolism, molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry is required. The ideal candidate will have proven talent to work independently with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.Desirable Qualifications:Solid knowledge in Cell biology, Biochemistry and metabolic diseases; Extensive experience working with mammalian cell lines; Extensive experience with sub-clone, viral construction, as well as overexpression/suppression of target gene expression in mouse model; Experience with flow cytometry, confocal microscopy and EM; Profound experience in mouse metabolic profiling, animal handling, mouse surgeries, tissue dissection.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:Mary M Beckler - mary-beckler@uiowa.eduCmed-Anatomy and Cell BiologyBOWEN SCIENCE BUILDING51 NEWTON RD1-100A BSBIOWA CITY, IA 52242Phone: 319-335-7755The 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, 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