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Postdoctoral Scholar

Posted by: Boudreau Lab - University of Iowa

Posted date: Mar-09-2019

Location: Iowa City, IA

Salary: $50,004.00 to Commensurate

Position Details
Full/Part Time Status: Full Time
Percent Time: 100%
Position Description:

A Postdoctoral Research Scholar position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Ryan Boudreau in the Department of Internal Medicine. Research involves:

  • effects of microRNAs in cardiac myopathies

  • mapping of microRNA binding sites in failing and non-failing human heart samples

  • discovering and characterizing new or understudied cardiovascular-disease related genes

  • myocardial metabolism, mitochondrial function and autophagy.  

Research in the laboratory includes the use of mouse models, cell culture systems, large genetic and proteomic dataset bioinformatics, genetic engineering, and human tissues. Selected candidate is expected to work independently while interacting in a collaborative environment.

Education Requirement:

A Doctoral degree is required.

Required Qualifications:

A strong research background in genetics, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry and an excellent publication record is required.

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


Contact Information
Contact: Ryan L Boudreau - ryan-boudreau(at)uiowa.edu
Cmed-Internal Medicine
Carver Biomedical Research Building
285 Newton Road
2269-B CBRB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-353-5510
Job Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Post Details
Email ryan-boudreau(at)uiowa.edu
Employer's Website http://
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Molecular Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Iowa City, IA
Key Words microRNA, cardiovascular, heart failure, genomics, genetics, disease mechanisms
Start Date within 3 months to 1 year
Salary $50,000