The Integrative Laboratory of Applied Physiology and Lifestyle Medicine (APLM), led by Nathaniel Jenkins, at the University of Iowa is seeking a full-time, post-baccalaureate research intern to assist with our clinical research projects. Our laboratory employs a variety of techniques and experimental designs primarily to understand to the physiological effects of exercise, dietary interventions, and early life stress across the lifespan.
The individual hired for this position will be expected to:
Assist with laboratory regulatory processes, including protocol development and communication with the Institutional Review Board.
Enroll and schedule participants.
Assist with experiments/data collection.
Execute research protocols under the direction of the lab director and senior lab members.
Assist with data management.
Other lab management and research-related tasks.
This position is ideal for someone ultimately interested in a career in research, for more details see https://research.uiowa.edu/students/post-baccalaureate-research-internship . Training and mentoring will be provided. The lab was recently formed and is housed in the Department of Health and Human Physiology. We offer a collaborative, inclusive research environment with opportunity for research-related training and professional development.
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week; hours will vary according to needs of the laboratory.
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, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.