Post-doc position

Several Post-doc positions available

Publication date: November 5, 2018

Location: Iowa City (USA)

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

A qualified candidate for this position is 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 and experience with optogenetic, chemogenetic and/or neurophysiology is highly desired.

To apply, please to email a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names of three references who can be contacted to

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.

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