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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in Iowa City, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 3243Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Tuesday, January 14th, 2020College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Neuroscience and PharmacologySalarySalary:$50,004.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:A full time postdoctoral position is available at the University of Iowa to work on signaling mechanisms of breast cancer progression and drug resistance.The project is centered on the role of cancer stem cells in breast cancer progression and responses to immune therapies, using a combination of biochemical and molecular techniques in cultured cells, xenograft and genetically engineered mouse models.Education Requirement:Required Qualifications:A strong publication record and excellent references from Ph.D. research.A strong molecular biology and biochemistry background and tissue culture skills and experience in studying signaling mechanisms of cancer progression.Proficiency in communicating and writing in English is requiredDesirable Qualifications:Experience working with animals to address fundamental mechanisms of cancer progression is preferred.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:Songhai Chen - songhai-chen@uiowa.eduCmed-Neurosci and PharmacologyBowen Science Building51 Newton Road2-250 BSBIowa City, IA 52242Phone: 319-384-4562Department URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/neuroscience-and-pharmacology/The 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.

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