|Advertising Ends on:||Extended Until Position is Filled|
|Advertising Started on:||Tuesday, November 27th, 2018|
|College:||Carver College of Medicine|
|Salary:||$48,432.00 to Commensurate|
|Full/Part Time Status:||Full Time|
About the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics and UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital
The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is a national leader in pediatric medicine. The Department's mission is to provide outstanding care to the children of Iowa and beyond by being a leader in state-of-the-art clinical care to children, performing cutting-edge research to find new treatments and cures for childhood illnesses, and educating the next generation of pediatric health care providers. The Department comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions, and Iowa’s only comprehensive children’s hospital.
About the Division of Rheumatology
University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is home to Iowa’s only pediatric rheumatologists—doctors with the training, expertise, and experience to treat children and young adults with rheumatic diseases. Rheumatic diseases refer to a wide range of disorders that, in general, affect the joints, muscles, spine, and skin. These diseases may present with pain, swelling, morning stiffness, fever, or rash. Pediatric rheumatic diseases result from uncontrolled inflammation, during which the body’s immune system attacks or hurts its own healthy cells and tissues. Our doctors, nurses, and medical staff understand that pediatric rheumatic diseases are chronic, complex disorders that can severely affect a child’s growth, development, and quality of life. Early and proper diagnosis is key to treating symptoms and managing the disease.
The candidate will assist with research efforts on understanding the immunologic and genetic basis of autoinflammatory disorders including those that affect the bone. The primary duty will be to perform functional studies to validate novel mutations identified in genetic models of autoinflammation.
The candidate will be responsible for designing, performing, and analyzing experiments related to inflammatory pathogenesis. The successful applicant will perform research activities based upon protocols developed by other research staff or principal investigator of the research project and develop new protocols as needed for the project. Collect and track data, perform data entry for reports and maintain records of methods used. Prepare materials for abstracts/reports/grant applications & manuscripts and write drafts of manuscripts and participate in the preparation of manuscripts. The associate will also be expected to present seminars and posters at regional and national scientific meetings
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|Contact:||Lindsey Lovik |
220 Hawkins Drive
SW 164-10 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
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