The Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in cancer immunology and immunotherapy at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. This tenure-track position includes a 12-month appointment, fringe benefits, competitive start-up package, and state-of-the-art laboratory and core facilities. The primary appointment of the faculty member will be in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Successful applicants will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program and to participate in teaching activities in the Department and Center.
This joint recruitment will synergistically enhance cancer immunology research through the strengths of the Department and the Center. The Department of Microbiology and Immunology consists of 33 primary and secondary faculty members with strengths in molecular mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis and immunity, and cancer immunobiology. To learn more about the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, please visit https://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/microbiology/
The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is Iowa's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center since 2000. The NCI designation recognizes our Center and its research scientists, physicians, and other health care professionals for their roles in advancing basic and translational cancer research that impacts on our ability to prevent, detect, and treat our patients with cancer. For more information about the Center, please visit https://cancer.uiowa.edu
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is flexible.
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.