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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR

Requisition # 2029

Position Basics


Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, August 19th, 2013
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Internal Medicine

Salary


Salary:$47,476.00 to Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Percent Time:100%
Position Description:

A postdoctoral research scholar position is available in the Department of Internal medicine in the Cardiovascular Division. Research in the laboratory is broadly focused on the identification of novel molecular signaling signaling pathways operative in the endothelium, and vasculature in general, in both health and disease states such as hypertension and diabetes. Research in the lab ranges from basic protein chemistry (such as protein-protein interactions and post-translational modifications in vitro) to cell culture based studies (both in vascular and non-vascular cell types) to measurements of physiological parameters in small animal models of vascular diseases such as hypertension and diabetes. Opportunities also exist to apply some of the fundamental discoveries made in the lab to focused translational human studies. See PubMed for examples of studies performed in the lab: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=irani+k


Conduct research in a collaborative environment which encourages independent and creative ideas and approaches. Post-doctoral scholar will be self-motivated and will be responsible for the experimental design, collecting and analysis of research data, maintaining log books, troubleshooting experiments, and training graduate students and research assistants. Post-doctoral scholar will also be responsible for the preparation of manuscripts related to his/her work and keeping up-to-date with the literature.


Eligible candidates for NIH training grants can also apply.

Education Requirement:

Candidates must have a PhD degree in a biological science field.

Required Qualifications:

Good written and verbal communication skills are required.


Laboratory experience in molecular and cell biology is required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Desired technical abilities include processing tissue samples, immunohistochemistry, and expertise in mouse vascular biology techniques such as measurement of blood pressure, in vivo thrombosis model, and vascular reactivity.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vita
Name and Contact Information of References
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information


Contact:Kaikobad Irani - intmed-hr-apps@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Internal Medicine
JOHN W ECKSTEIN MEDICAL RESEARCH BLDG
431 NEWTON RD
E 400 EMRB
IOWA CITY, IA 52242



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