Open Postdoctoral Position at University of Iowa – Inner Ear Gene Therapy

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.
https://young.lab.uiowa.edu/ https://medicine.uiowa.edu/oto/profile/marlan-hansen
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 Samuel-m-young@uiowa.edu. 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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