The Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa invites applications for two tenure-track or tenured faculty positions in the broad areas of virology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. These tenure-track or tenured positions include a 12-month appointment, outstanding fringe benefits, competitive start-up package, ample office/laboratory space and access to state-of-the-art core facilities, instrumentation, and BSL3 and animal BSL3 space. 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 actively participate in the teaching and service missions within the Department and the College.
The Department consists of 20 primary and 5 secondary faculty members with robust research funding and three long-standing NIH T32 training grants. The University is located in Iowa City, one of the best college towns in America, where you will enjoy the energy and vitality for the arts, athletics, and sciences found in this incredibly inclusive and educated community. The Iowa City metro area also offers many cultural and recreational opportunities, affordable housing, excellent schools, and a variety of career opportunities.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Anticipated start date is flexible. We welcome inquiries about these positions. Questions about the positions or the Department should be directed to Search Committee #74964, at email@example.com, or to Dr. Wendy Maury at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment and provide a related release and will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.
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.