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TT CARDIOVASCULAR GENETICS PHYSICIAN-SCIENTIST

Requisition # 67283

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Internal Medicine

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa’s Francois M. Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center (ACRC) is recruiting a physician-scientist or scientist at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Tenure Track to join a group of investigators with interest and expertise in cardiovascular genetics. The successful candidate will have a faculty appointment in a corresponding clinical and/or basic science department with opportunity for clinical activity commensurate with his or her expertise and interests.  The successful candidate will be a member of this Program and will be expected to work collaboratively with other members, with the goal of submitting multi-PI and program project grants. The successful candidate will be expected to participate actively in the University of Iowa Genetics Cluster, which is a multidisciplinary initiative in genetics research and education.



Experience is required in the use of state-of-the-art genomic, molecular, cellular, human and whole animal, computational, and/or systems biology techniques to elucidate the genetic basis of heritable Mendelian or complex cardiovascular diseases is required. Examples of areas of interest include, but are not limited to, disease-causing and modifier genetic variants underlying inherited cardiomyopathies, arrhythmias, vascular disorders, and pulmonary hypertension, as well as genetic variants associated with complex disorders such as hypertension and coronary artery disease. Applicants must have an MD, PhD or MD/PhD and basic science postdoctoral research training experience, and must display strong evidence of the potential for independence and the ability to obtain extramural funding. Authorization to work in the U.S. is required. The Center is strongly complemented and supported by College and University core facilities for the generation of transgenic and gene targeted mice, viral vectors, cardiovascular physiology, proteomics, gene expression profiling, and genomics. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and laboratory space adjacent to other members of the Program in the ACRC.

Education Requirement:

MD, PhD or MD/PhD



Basic Science postdoctoral research training experience

Required Qualifications:

Experience is required in the use of state-of-the-art genomic, molecular, cellular, human and whole animal, computational, and/or systems biology techniques to elucidate the genetic basis of heritable Mendelian or complex cardiovascular diseases.



Applicants must display strong evidence of the potential for independence and the ability to obtain extramural funding.



Authorization to work in the U.S. is required.


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Contact Information


Contact:Wendy J Meyers - wendy-meyers@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Internal Medicine
UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL - GENERAL
200 HAWKINS DR
E315 GH
IOWA CITY, IA 52242



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