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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in Iowa City, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 3392Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Tuesday, October 13th, 2020Advertising Started on:Tuesday, September 29th, 2020College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Neuroscience and PharmacologySalarySalary:$52,704.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:Several postdoctoral positions are available immediately in the laboratory of Kamal Rahmouni, Ph.D. in the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology. Highly motivated postdoctoral scholars are needed for several funded research projects on the neurobiology of energy homeostasis, autonomic regulation and blood pressure control relating to obesity and hypertension.Education Requirement:Ph.D or M.DRequired Qualifications:Qualified candidates for these positions are expected to have a strong publication record and excellent references from graduate research. A notable feature of this postdoctoral position will be experience in combining state-of-the-art genetic and molecular methods with sophisticated neural, metabolic and cardiovascular physiologic techniques to address fundamental mechanisms of neuronal regulation of autonomic and cardiovascular and energy homeostasis using mouse models of obesity and hypertension. Proficiency in immunohistochemistry and molecular biology techniques is required.Desirable Qualifications:Experience with single-cell RNAseq, optogenetic, chemogenetic and/or neurophysiology is highly desired.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:Kamal Rahmouni - kamal-rahmouni@uiowa.eduCmed-Neurosci and PharmacologyBowen Science Building51 Newton Road2-248 BSBIowa City, IA 52242Phone: 319-353-5256Department URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/pharmacology/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. 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 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 identity, or associational preference. 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.

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