University of Iowa seeks post-doctoral fellows and research associates

Scholarship:  NIH standard salary ($56,484)
Degree: Bachelor, Master, PhD
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Open

Scholarship Description:

We are seeking multiple postdoctoral research scholars, research assistants and technicians to work in Thomas Rutkowski lab at the department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Carver College of Medicine. (PI link:

The Rutkowski lab has been studying endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress since 1998. We are interested in the role of ER stress in the development of metabolic syndrome and liver diseases (NAFLD, NASH, HCC etc.). The lab is continuously funded by NIH grants and there are multiple exciting projects available to explore.

The University of Iowa is a major national research university with academic and research programs in the Carver College of Medicine, College of Public Health, College of Nursing, 

College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and College of Dentistry that provide an outstanding environment for successful collaborative research and teaching efforts. Benefits include health insurance, dental Insurance, retirement plans, access to University of Iowa facilities, well-being services,and more!

The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a vibrant community in southeastern Iowa, offering outstanding schools, quality entertainment, and sports, as well as literary, musical and cultural opportunities. Iowa City is frequently rated highly in various ‘best-place-to-live’ listings.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

 Available Subjects:

  • Cell Biology, Cancer Biology

Eligibility criteria:

  • A background in cell and molecular biology.
  • The ability to analyze data and conduct experiments autonomously.
  • A record of authorship (for postdocs).Experience with ER stress, liver and/or metabolism would be a plus.

Application Procedure:

Send an email directly to [email protected]