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Requisition # 2843

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, August 25th, 2017
College:College of Pharmacy
Department:Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics


Salary:$47,484.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

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

A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Pharmaceutics and Experimental Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, to study tissue repair and regeneration.  The successful candidate will work on externally funded projects focused on developing novel scaffolds and ex vivo and in vivo testing of these scaffolds for bone regeneration.  This position is highly collaborative, working closely with other faculty in the College of Dentistry.

The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a vibrant community located along the Iowa River in southeastern Iowa, offering outstanding schools, quality entertainment and sports, as well as literary, musical, and cultural opportunities. Iowa City is frequently rated highly in various “best-place-to-live” listings.

Specific questions about this position should be directed to: Prof. Aliasger Salem at, Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, 115 S. Grand Ave., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242.

Education Requirement:

Ph.D. in dental/oral sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical engineering or related field with demonstrated expertise working with stem and progenitor cells, gene expression systems, 3D bioprinting, biomaterials, excellent cell culture skills, and a strong background in molecular biology and tissue engineering. 

Required Qualifications:

Qualified applicants must have experience working successfully in a team setting, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and a strong publication record.

Desirable Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants who have a strong track record as graduate students of engineering, oral sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, materials science, and/or biological research as evidenced by their published work.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vita
Name and Contact Information of References
1-page overview of research experience and goals
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Brenda L Zobeck
118 PHAR

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