There is an open joint post-doctoral position in the laboratories of Samuel Young, PhD and Marlan Hansen, MD at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA.
The Young and Hansen laboratories are working in collaboration to develop novel viral vector mediated gene therapy approaches to treat sensorineural hearing loss.
Candidates must have a PhD in a related scientific discipline and at least one first author publication. A background in virology, mouse models, inner ear biology, and hearing is preferred. Interested candidates should submit their Curriculum Vitae, a cover letter, and complete contact information for at least three references to Dr. Samuel Young at Samuelfirstname.lastname@example.org. Please include Inner Ear Gene Therapy in the subject line.
The Young and Hansen laboratories are in the Pappajohn BioMedical Discovery Building https://medicine.uiowa.edu/pbi/ and are part of the Center for Auditory Regeneration and Deafness. https://medicine.uiowa.edu/center-auditory-regeneration-and-deafness The University of Iowa provides an outstanding intellectual environment and access to a wide range of cutting-edge technologies, giving trainees multiple opportunities to take advantage of diverse knowledge, techniques, and expertise of the local community to incorporate into their research projects.
Iowa City is a vibrant mid-sized city that perennially ranks in the top 10 as a "Best Place to Live" http://www.iowacityareadevelopment.com/live/rankings.aspx). It is the first UNESCO City of Literature in the U.S. and hosts a wide variety of cultural, artistic, and sporting events year-round.
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