UNIVERSITY OF IOWA POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in IOWA CITY, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 2980Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Tuesday, May 8th, 2018College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:PharmacologySalarySalary:$47,484.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:A postdoctoral position is available immediately in a newly established laboratory of Catherine Marcinkiewcz, Ph.D., in the Department of Pharmacology. A highly motivated postdoctoral scholar will work on NIH-funded research projects to study the neurobiology of serotonin systems in stress, cognition and motivated behavior relating to psychiatric disorders. To accomplish this, a combination of cutting-edge tools will be employed, including in vivo Cre-loxP technology, optogenetics and chemogenetics, in vivo calcium imaging, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, biochemistry and molecular biology. Energetic and self-motivated individuals with a strong background in systems neuroscience and/or neuropharmacology are encouraged to apply.Education Requirement:Ph.D.Required Qualifications:Applicants should have a track record of productivity and good writing and communication skills.Preference will be given to those who have expertise in neuroanatomy, small animal surgery, electrophysiology and behavioral pharmacology.Desirable Qualifications:Prior working experience with animal models is highly desirable.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:Catherine A Marcinkiewcz - catherine-marcinkiewcz@uiowa.eduCmed-PharmacologyBowen Science Building51 Newton Road2-430 BSBIowa City, IA 52242Phone: 319-335-6944Department URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/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.