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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Requisition # 71320

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, July 24th, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Health and Human Physiology

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Health and Human Physiology (HHP) (http://clas.uiowa.edu/hhp/) at The University of Iowa (http://www.uiowa.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with a focus in Sensorimotor Neuroscience as it relates to neurological diseases affecting motor and/or cognitive functions.  Candidates with strong research programs studying any area of Sensorimotor Neuroscience including but not limited to stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, multiple sclerosis, obesity, diabetes and aging are invited to apply.  There are other outstanding opportunities for collaboration with faculty in the recently established University of Iowa Neuroscience Institute (https://medicine.uiowa.edu/iowaneuroscience/) and research initiatives such as the Aging Mind and Brain Initiative (https://aging.uiowa.edu/aging-mind-and-brain-initiative) and Obesity Research and Education Initiative (https://medicine.uiowa.edu/obesity/). There are also ample opportunities to collaborate with faculty in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience and in the Colleges of Medicine (Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Internal Medicine, etc.), Public Health, Engineering and Liberal Arts and Sciences.  Outstanding research space with state-of-the-art core labs are available in the Department and in the adjacent Carver College of Medicine, and excellent clinical research infrastructure is available in the University of Iowa Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (http://icts.uiowa.edu/).



The successful candidate at the Assistant Professor level will possess a record of peer-reviewed publications in high quality scientific journals and strong evidence of ability to acquire external funding for research in any area Sensorimotor Neuroscience related to neurological diseases  A successful candidate at the Associate Professor level will have demonstrated excellence in peer-reviewed scholarly publications and in acquiring external extramural funding for a program of scholarly research in one of the areas of Sensorimotor Neuroscience listed above.  The candidate at either level will be expected to develop and sustain scholarly work yielding peer-reviewed scholarly productivity, obtain extramural funding for research, teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, advise students, direct MS and PhD theses, and conduct professional and collegiate service activities.  A relevant doctoral degree is required and salary and start-up support will be highly competitive with other institutions.  Positon will begin August 15, 2018.



The Department of Health and Human Physiology and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. 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. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.



Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.



Specific questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Gary Pierce at gary-pierce@uiowa.edu.



Questions about the application process can be directed to Melia Pieper, Departmental Administrator at melia-pieper@uiowa.edu

Education Requirement:

Terminal degree (PhD in neuroscience, neurophysiology, exercise physiology, motor control, integrative physiology, kinesiology/applied physiology, human physiology or related disciplines or MD).

Required Qualifications:

Assistant Professor:      A sustained record of exemplary research productivity in Sensorimotor Neuroscience or related field



Associate Professor:  Demonstrated excellence in peer-reviewed scholarly publications and in acquiring external extramural funding for a program of scholarly research.

Desirable Qualifications:

2 or more years of postdoctoral experience in Sensorimotor Neuroscience or related field



Experience in seeking and/or obtaining external research funding



Teaching experience in coursework related to exercise science



Previous independent teaching experience


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Research Statement (3-5 pages)
Selected Scholarly Papers (2-3)
Name and Contact Information of 3 References

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Gary L Pierce - melia-pieper@uiowa.edu
Clas-Health & Human Physiology
FIELD HOUSE
225 GRAND AVE S
412 FH
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/hhp/



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