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The University of Iowa POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in Iowa City, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 4146[Position Basics Advertising Ends on: Tuesday, April 16th, 2024 Advertising Started on: Tuesday, January 16th, 2024 College: Carver College of Medicine Department: Neuroscience and Pharmacology Salary Salary: Commensurate Position Details Full/Part Time Status: Full Time Percent Time: 100% Position Description: ]{#0}

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Songhai Chen, Ph.D., in the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology at the University of Iowa. The research project is centered on the molecular mechanisms of obesity and cancer. The candidate is expected to perform experiments in cultured cells, xenograft and genetically engineered mouse model of diseases using a combination of molecular, cellular, and biochemical techniques.

Iowa City is one of the most beautiful, safe and collegial university towns in the Midwest of the USA (3.5 hour driving distance from Chicago) that offers high living standards with relatively inexpensive cost of living, and very rich cultural life.

You would be joining a vibrant community of postdoctoral scholars at the University of Iowa who are a vital part of our research community. TheGraduate College provides a wide variety of resources that will help you thrive in your research efforts andfurther develop your professional skills. The following site details those resources, including salary and outstanding benefits, that support your training and success at Iowa.

Education Requirement:

PhD degree in a biomedical related science

Required Qualifications:

  • A strong publication record and excellent references from PhD research
  • A strong molecular biology and biochemistry background andtissue culture skills and experience in studying signal transduction
  • Proficiency in communicating and writing in English is required

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience of working with animals is preferred

Online Application Required Documents Curriculum Vita Name and Contact Information of References Letters of Interest Number of References: 3

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Contact Information Contact:

Songhai Chen - Cmed-Neurosci and Pharmacology Bowen Science Building 51 Newton Road 2-250 BSB Iowa City, IA 52242 Phone: 319-384-4562 Department URL:

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