UNIVERSITY OF IOWA POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in IOWA CITY, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 2939Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Saturday, February 3rd, 2018College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:AnesthesiaSalarySalary:$47,484.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:This position will participate in studies of (1) the mechanistic basis for the feed-forward relationship between chronic nicotine and chronic pain or (2) the mechanism(s) by which a vitamin B3 precursor and nutritional supplement can ameliorate chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain.Education Requirement:A PhD in neurobiology, pharmacology, physiology, molecular biology or related disciplines is required, preferably within the past four yearsRequired Qualifications:Experience with one or more of the following is required: (1) assessment of spontaneous and evoked pain behaviors using reflexive or operant measures in conscious rodents, (2) generation of loss or gain of function phenotypes using conditional expression, CRISPR or RNAi in laboratory rodents, or (3) measurement of enzyme activity or levels of neurotransmitters and other proteins by HPLC-EC/UV or GC-MS methods of analysis.Certifications:N/ADesirable Qualifications:Prior research experience in the neurobiology of pain or addictionOnline 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:James A Lane - james-lane@uiowa.eduCmed-AnesthesiaColloton Pavilion160 Hawkins Drive8475 JCPIowa City, IA 52242Phone: 319-384-8074Department URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/anesthesia/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.