Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Iowa City, Iowa
Starting salary is $47,484 to commensurate based on education and experience
February 06 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Job Type

Several postdoctoral research scholar positions are available in the Department of Pathology at the University of Iowa to investigate NIH-funded projects in cancer initiation, progression and drug/therapy resistance. Available projects include: 1. Investigate novel mechanisms of ovarian cancer development, study acquired resistance to key drug treatments, and identify new biomarkers and therapeutic targets for overcoming treatment resistance; 2. Investigate new mechanisms of resistance in lung cancer to targeted therapy and radiation treatments with the goal of improving targeted therapy and radiation; and 3. Study mechanisms of lung carcinogenesis induced by arsenic and chromium, key environmental carcinogens.

Qualifications: Candidates should have an Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree with laboratory experience in molecular biology and animal models of disease, and good written and verbal communication skills. To apply for these positions, please visit our website at, and reference requisition #2936.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity I 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.