UNIVERSITY OF IOWA POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in IOWA CITY, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 2829Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Wednesday, August 9th, 2017College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:PathologySalarySalary:$47,484.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Department of Pathology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Our laboratory utilizes a genetically modified mouse model of heart failure and mitochondrial dysfunction to understand mechanisms of nutrient/energy sensor signaling in the protection of mitochondria. Findings will be used to design novel therapeutic agents to suppress disease in genetic cardiomyopathy and other heart failure models. This includes the use of genetically modified cardiomyocytes derived from induced pluripotent stem cells. Applicants should have a strong background in the use of genetic mouse models, as well as molecular and cellular biology. The selected candidate will be expected to work independently while interacting in a collaborative environment.Education Requirement:Requires a PhD, MD/PhD or MD.Required Qualifications:Significant bench research experience.Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.Experience working with mice.Experience with general protein analysis and immunostaining.Desirable Qualifications:Experience in developing and analyzing genetic mouse models, CRISPR/Cas technology, stem cell culture, in vitro cardiomyocyte studies, mouse survival surgery, Langendorff hanging heart system.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:Brenda CareyDepartment URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/pathology/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.