Open Rank Tenure-Track Position in Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
The University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City, Iowa
Type: Full Time
The Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics seeks outstanding candidates for tenure-track positions at any rank. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and a robust, hypothesis-driven research program focused at the molecular, cell biological, or organismal level. We are particularly interested in individuals whose research interests and expertise will complement the existing research in our department such as membrane protein biophysics and physiology, membrane trafficking, and signal transduction. Applicants whose research is focused on mechanobiology are particularly encouraged to apply. We are also interested in individuals who have research interests that align with one or more of the major Centers in the Carver College of Medicine such as the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Iowa Neuroscience Institute, Francois M. Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center.
We offer a highly collaborative and diverse research environment, generous start-up, modern laboratory space, and many state-of-the-art core facilities spanning genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, microscopy, to protein structure. The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, an affordable college community with many cultural amenities. Further information about the Department and the Carver College of Medicine can be found at www.medicine.uiowa.edu/physiology.
Education Requirements: Ph.D. in relevant scientific field and/or M.D. degree.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a robust, hypothesis-driven research program focused at the molecular, cell biological, or organismal level along with a strong publication record.
Desirable Qualifications: A research program that is focused on mechanobiology.
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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.
The University of Iowa consists of 12 colleges, including five health sciences colleges, and a large teaching hospital. It is a member of the Association of American Universities and consistently ranks among the top public research and teaching universities in the country. The University enrolls more than 31,000 students, has more than 2,560 faculty, and received external grant funding of more than $867 million in the last fiscal year.
This Big Ten conference university is located in Iowa City, a vibrant college community that provides affordable housing, quality K-12 education, and an active cultural community, all located within the scenic rolling hills of Iowa. Frequently named to several “Best Small Cities” lists, this community is a warm and welcoming place for visitors and newcomers alike.