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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in Iowa City, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 2029Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Monday, August 19th, 2013College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Internal MedicineSalarySalary:$47,476.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent 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+kConduct 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 DocumentsCurriculum VitaName and Contact Information of ReferencesNumber of References: 3To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Kaikobad Irani - intmed-hr-apps@uiowa.eduCmed-Internal MedicineJOHN W ECKSTEIN MEDICAL RESEARCH BLDG431 NEWTON RDE 400 EMRBIOWA CITY, IA 52242The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Depa

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