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The University of Iowa POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in Iowa City, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 4137[Position Basics Advertising Ends on: Wednesday, January 17th, 2024 Advertising Started on: Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024 College: Carver College of Medicine Department: Neuroscience and Pharmacology Salary Salary: $56,484.00 to Commensurate Position Details Full/Part Time Status: Full Time Percent Time: 100% Position Description: ]{#0}

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Kamal Rahmouni, Ph.D., in the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology at the University of Iowa. A highly motivated postdoctoral scholar is needed for funded research on the neurobiology of energy homeostasis, autonomic regulation and blood pressure control relating to obesity.

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:

A PhD degree or equivalent in a biomedical related field

Required Qualifications:

  • 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 energy homeostasis, autonomic function and cardiovascular system.


``` - Proficiency in molecular biology techniques and immunohistochemistry.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with live imaging, optogenetic, chemogenetic and/or neurophysiology

  • Proficiency in molecular biology techniques and immunohistochemistry

  • Ability to work independently while being accountable and efficient with time management

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:

Kamal Rahmouni - Cmed-Neurosci and Pharmacology Bowen Science Building 51 Newton Road 2-248 BSB Iowa City, IA 52242 Phone: 319-353-5256 Department URL:

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