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Requisition # 3063

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Internal Medicine


Salary:$48,432.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

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

A postdoctoral research scholar position is available immediately for a highly motivated individual in a neurophysiology laboratory in the Department of Internal Medicine and Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center.  NIH funded research in this laboratory is focused on the central inflammatory mechanisms driving sympathetic excitation in cardiovascular diseases. Using a multifaceted approach involving electrophysiology, molecular biology, immunohistochemistry, pharmacology and biochemistry, the ongoing project is studying the brain mechanisms underlying autonomic regulation, neuronal activation and intracellular signaling pathways activated by pro-inflammatory cytokines in heart failure and hypertension. The laboratory will also focus on the translational studies to determine whether central interventions with anti-inflammatory agents improve the neurohumoral activation and peripheral manifestations in heart failure.

The successful candidate will be expected to work independently under the supervision of the principal investigator, and be able to cooperate with other members in the laboratory. He/she will be responsible for the experimental design, data aquisition and analysis, preparation of abstracts and manuscripts for scientific meetings or publication.  Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.

Education Requirement:

A PhD, MD or equivalent in physiology, neuroscience or a related field is required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Expertise in animal preparation, brain microinjection, electrophysiological recording, cardiovascular and renal physiology is highly desired.

Background with patch clamp recording and chemogenetics is desirable.

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:Shunguang Wei -
Cmed-Internal Medicine
Medical Research Center
501 Newton Road
511 MRC
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-4797

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