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less thanp>less than/p>less thandiv>POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 2980Position Basicsless thanbr>less thanstrong>Advertising Ends on:less than/strong>less thanbr>Extended Until Position is Filledless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Advertising Started on:less than/strong>less thanbr>Tuesday, May 8th, 2018less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>College:less than/strong>less thanbr>Carver College of Medicineless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Department:less than/strong>less thanbr>Neuroscience and Pharmacologyless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Salaryless thanbr>less thanstrong>Salary:less than/strong>less thanbr>$47,484.00 to Commensurateless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Position Detailsless thanbr>less thanstrong>Full/Part Time Status:less than/strong>less thanbr>Full Timeless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Percent Time:less than/strong>less thanbr>100%less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Position Description:less than/strong>less thanp>A postdoctoral position is available immediately in a newly established laboratory of Catherine Marcinkiewcz, Ph.D., in the Department of Pharmacology. A highly motivated postdoctoral scholar will work on NIH-funded research projects to study the neurobiology of serotonin systems in stress, cognition and motivated behavior relating to psychiatric disorders. To accomplish this, a combination of cutting-edge tools will be employed, including in vivo Cre-loxP technology, optogenetics and chemogenetics, in vivo calcium imaging, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, biochemistry and molecular biology. Energetic and self-motivated individuals with a strong background in systems neuroscience and/or neuropharmacology are encouraged to apply.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Education Requirement:less than/strong>less thanp>Ph.D.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Required Qualifications:less than/strong>less thanp>Applicants should have a track record of productivity and good writing and communication skills.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>Preference will be given to those who have expertise in neuroanatomy, small animal surgery, electrophysiology and behavioral pharmacology.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Desirable Qualifications:less than/strong>less thanp>Prior working experience with animal models is highly desirable.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Online Application Required Documentsless thanbr>less thanbr>Curriculum Vitaless thanbr>Name and Contact Information of Referencesless thanbr>Letters of Interestless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Number of References:less than/strong> 3less thanbr>less thanp>less thanb>To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.less than/b>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Contact Informationless thanbr>less thanstrong>Contact:less than/strong>less thanbr>Catherine A Marcinkiewcz - catherine-marcinkiewcz@uiowa.eduless thanbr>Cmed-Pharmacologyless thanbr>Bowen Science Buildingless thanbr>51 Newton Roadless thanbr>2-430 BSBless thanbr>Iowa City, IA 52242less thanbr>less thanstrong>Phone:less than/strong> 319-335-6944less thanbr>less thanstrong>Department URL:less than/strong> thanbr>less than/div>less thandiv>less than/div>less thandiv>less than/div>less thanp>The 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