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less thanp>less than/p>less thandiv>POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 3054Position Basicsless thanbr>less thanstrong>Advertising Ends on:less than/strong>less thanbr>Extended Until Position is Filledless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Advertising Started on:less than/strong>less thanbr>Monday, October 22nd, 2018less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>College:less than/strong>less thanbr>Carver College of Medicineless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Department:less than/strong>less thanbr>Internal Medicineless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Salaryless thanbr>less thanstrong>Salary:less than/strong>less thanbr>$48,432.00 to Commensurateless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Position Detailsless thanbr>less thanstrong>Full/Part Time Status:less than/strong>less thanbr>Full Timeless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Percent Time:less than/strong>less thanbr>100%less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Position Description:less than/strong>less thanp>Discipline: Biological Sciences. A position for a postdoctoral research scholar with molecular biology, animal genetic, and/or physiological background is available in a lab focused on polycystic kidney disease, cardiovascular and kidney disease.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>The successful candidate will be involved in studying the function of the role of an antiaging protein, klotho, in cardiovascular and kidney diseases, and animal model and gene therapy of polycystic kidney disease. Combined biochemical, biophysical, imaging, and animal genetic approaches will be used to answer questions. Candidates qualified for NIH training grants and fellowships will be considered.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Education Requirement:less than/strong>less thanp>Candidates must have an MD or PhD degree.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Required Qualifications:less than/strong>less thanp>The ideal candidate will be a recent PhD and should have a strong background in molecular biology, animal genetic, and/or integrated physiology.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>The ability to design, execute and interpret experiments is expected.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Desirable Qualifications:less than/strong>less thanp>Applicants should be strongly motivated, passionate about conducting scientific research, demonstrate ethics and integrity, and be able to work both independently and as an effective member of a research team.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Online Application Required Documentsless thanbr>less thanbr>Curriculum Vitaless thanbr>Name and Contact Information of Referencesless thanbr>Letters of Interestless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Number of References:less than/strong> 3less thanbr>less thanp>less thanb>To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.less than/b>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Contact Informationless thanbr>less thanstrong>Contact:less than/strong>less thanbr>Stacy M Pruter - intmed-hr-apps@uiowa.eduless thanbr>Cmed-Internal Medicineless thanbr>General Hospitalless thanbr>220 Hawkins Driveless thanbr>SE322 GHless thanbr>Iowa City, IA 52242less thanbr>less than/div>less thandiv>less than/div>less thandiv>less than/div>less thanp>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 a