The Department of Pathology at The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is seeking scientist candidates for tenure-track faculty positions in immunology or cancer research. Candidates must have a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) and a funded research program in either the field of immunology, cancer or a combination of both (e.g. cancer immunotherapy). Candidates must have federal or foundation funding as principal investigator, a strong publication record and excellent communication skills. Candidates with R01 level funding (or equivalent) are preferred. For appropriately board-certified M.D. or Ph.D. candidates, any area of clinical expertise in Pathology will be considered.
The successful applicant will benefit from competitive start-up funds, salary and benefits, as well as laboratory and core facilities. The selected applicant will receive a primary appointment in the Department of Pathology, with opportunities for secondary appointments in other departments and programs. The research community at the University of Iowa is composed of basic and clinical scientists working in a collaborative and supportive environment. The University of Iowa has strong training programs in immunology and cancer biology, and is home to the NCI designated Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Iowa City is part of a cosmopolitan area with a population of almost 100,000. The city and university are part of a historic campus community offering an array of cultural and athletic activities, including outstanding theatre and music venues, well-recognized art collections, a thriving literary tradition, ethnically diverse restaurants and a full menu of Big Ten sports. Iowa City has the diverse atmosphere of a much larger city while having the feel of a small friendly campus town. The area also boasts a multitude of local, state and national recreation areas, with many hiking and biking trails as well as water related activities. Location is approximately 4-5 hours by car from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha and Kansas City and within 20 minutes of the Eastern Iowa airport.
Letters of application should include a CV, statement of career goals, research plans, and the names and addresses of three individuals who can provide letters of reference. To apply for this position, visit the University of Iowa website https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/ and enter requisition number 72936.
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.