The Integrative Laboratory of Applied Physiology and Lifestyle Medicine in the Department of Health and Human Physiology at the University of Iowa, led by Nathaniel Jenkins, PhD, is looking to hire a postdoctoral scholar on a start-up funded, two-year position, with flexible starting dates available throughout 2021. We are seeking someone who is compassionate, humble, curious, and collaborative to work with the existing team to establish a new laboratory at the UI with a focus on topics related to human metabolic, vascular and autonomic function in response to exercise training, early-life adversity, and/or nutraceutical or nutritional interventions. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and conducting clinical research protocols including data collection, analyzing data, preparing and presenting abstracts and manuscripts, assisting with grant applications, developing postdoctoral grant fellowships and/or career development awards, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. There are also plentiful opportunities to establish complementary lines of research in a highly collaborative environment within the department and in the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC).
The position is available beginning January 2021, with a negotiable start date thereafter .
Highly-motivated candidates with the following profile are encouraged to apply.
Questions about the position can be directed to Nathaniel Jenkins at email@example.com. The applicant must hold a PhD in Physiology, Integrative Biology, Exercise Physiology, or related field at the time of the appointment. Experience with exercise and metabolic testing and vascular and autonomic measurements is preferred, and ability to perform or desire to learn microneurography is desirable. Applicants should submit their application to firstname.lastname@example.org refer to requisition 3379. Application materials must include 1) a brief letter of interest and 2) summary of research accomplishments and future research goals, 3) a curriculum vitae, 4) PDFs of 1-2 lead author peer-reviewed published articles, and 5) contact information for 2-3 individuals who will provide letters of recommendation if asked. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
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