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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 3232Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Thursday, December 19th, 2019College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Internal MedicineSalarySalary:$50,004.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:The Cho Laboratory is seeking a motivated postdoctoral research scholar trained in cellular and molecular immunology to join our NIH-funded lung immunology research team at the University of Iowa. The position is within the Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, located on the medical campus. Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, the University of Iowa has an outstanding track record of high-impact immunology research. The University of Iowa offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and a collaborative environment to support your development.DescriptionThe Cho Laboratory investigates immunologic mechanisms of lung disease. Specifically, we are interested in innate and adaptive cellular immune responses during viral infection and in asthma. The laboratory utilizes animal and human models of disease to better understand how dendritic cells contribute to effector and memory T cell responses within the lung. The ideal candidate is well-trained in basic and advance immunology methods, technically proficient, self-motivated and has excellent interpersonal and communication skills.ResponsibilitiesManage the assigned research project, including planning, executing and trouble-shooting experiments, with expectation of a first author publicationIdentify original research projects, experiments and potential research directions related to the goals and interests of the laboratoryCollect, evaluate and interpret research data to accomplish research objectivesPrepare and present scientific work inside and outside of the UniversityPrepare manuscripts for publicationAssist with preparation of grant applications and reportingEngage in regular meetings with Dr. Cho to discuss the research project and career development; be open to both providing and receiving feedbackUphold ethical research standards, including compliance with good laboratory practice and maintenance of accurate research recordsMaintain a safe laboratory environment and ensuring compliance with governmental and University policies, procedures and regulationsSupervise and train other research employeesApplicationTo apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, applicants should forward their cover letter and CV to Dr. Josalyn Cho at Requirement:PhD, MD or equivalent doctoral degreeRequired Qualifications:Requirements0-3 years of postdoctoral experience in immunology or related sciencesPrior experience with some of the following techniques: animal handling, immune cell isolation from lymphoid and non-lymphoid tissues, flow cytometry, cell culture, molecular biology (e.g. PCR, RT-PCR, RNA/DNA extraction), Western blotting, microscopy (immunofluorescence, immunohistochemistry, confocal)Strong communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills, including the ability to work on and prioritize concurrent projectsSelf-motivation and the ability to work with a high level of independenceExcellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact will with others as part of a team.Online Application Required DocumentsCurriculum VitaName and Contact Information of ReferencesLetters of InterestNumber 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:Josalyn Cho - josalyn-cho@uiowa.eduCmed-Internal MedicineEckstein Medical Research Building431 Newton Road529 EMRBIowa City, IA 52242The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encourag