Postdoctoral Positions Available:


Postdoctoral positions are available immediately in the laboratory of Curt D. Sigmund, Ph.D. in the Center on Functional Genomics of Hypertension at the University of Iowa.  These positions are for collaborative research projects on: 1) Functional Genomics of the Brain Renin-Angiotensin System, 2) Regulation of Renin and Angiotensinogen Gene Expression, and 3) Role of PPARγ in Vascular Function and Hypertension.  The successful applicants can be expected to use sophisticated tools in functional genomics including transgenesis, gene targeting, and viral gene delivery coupled with state-of-the-art whole animal physiology and pharmacology to address fundamental mechanisms of blood pressure control and fluid homeostasis in health and disease.  The position includes competitive salary and benefits.  Applications including curriculum vitae and names of three references who can be contacted directly should be sent to Vickie Akers, 3181 MEBRF, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 or

The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.