Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

University of Iowa Health Care - Department of Internal Medicine

Iowa City, IA, United States

Salary: Commensurate
Percent time: 100%
Postdoctoral position: A postdoctoral research scholar position is available in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Divisions of Hematology/Oncology. Research in laboratory is focused on the role of adhesion molecules in thrombosis and inflammation. My laboratory uses molecular and cellular techniques, along with genetically modified mice to investigate role of adhesion molecules in pathophysiology of ischemic stroke. We have several mutant mice and experimental models to study stroke. We have set up for intravital imaging, MRI, laser speckle imaging and stroke experiments.

Duties and responsibilities: Conduct research in field of vascular inflammation field including stroke, in a collaborative environment. Responsible for experimental design, collecting and analysis of research data, maintaining log book, preparation of manuscripts, presentations at scientific conferences and workshops etc. Duties will also include training graduate students and research assistants. Candidates must have good communication and writing skills in English.

Education requirement: Candidates must have a PhD, MD and/or MD/PhD degree in a biological science. Eligible candidates for NIH training grants or T32 grants can also apply.

Desirable qualification: Pre or post doctoral experience in either studying stroke (transient, permanent and hemorrhagic), traumatic brain injury, experimental models of arterial thrombosis and/ or inflammation, Deep vein thrombosis models, platelet biology and signaling etc. Candidate must have experience in surgery, handling mice and managing colonies. Technical skills such as RNA isolation, RT- PCR, PCR, Western, isolation and culture of endothelial cells, Platelet aggregation assays, immunohistochemistry etc are required. Knowledge of Word, Power point, Excel, Sigma plots etc. are also required. First author publications in high impact journals will be a plus and taken into consideration.


Online application required documents: Curriculum vita
Name and contact information of References Number of references: 3

Contact: Anil Chauhan-
Department of Internal Medicine


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Postdoctoral Research Scholar