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Requisition # 2829

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
College:Carver College of Medicine


Salary:$47,484.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Percent 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 Documents

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

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Contact Information

Contact:Brenda Carey
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