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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 3063Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Thursday, December 31st, 2020Advertising Started on:Tuesday, November 13th, 2018College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Internal MedicineSalarySalary:$48,432.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent 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 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:Shunguang Wei - shunguang-wei@uiowa.eduCmed-Internal MedicineMedical Research Center501 Newton Road511 MRCIowa City, IA 52242Phone: 319-384-4797The 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, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender ident