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TENURE-TRACK FACULTY

Requisition # 73300

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Neuroscience Institute

Salary


Salary:$100,000.00 to Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE (INI), in conjunction with the Departments of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Psychological & Brain Sciences and the Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts & Sciences, is seeking tenure-track faculty with expertise in any of the above disciplines with a focus on Neuroscience.



Created with a transformative grant from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, the Iowa Neuroscience Institute seeks revolutionary discoveries in fundamental neuroscience to translate an understanding of how the brain works into clinical treatments for disorders of the brain and nervous system.



The INI, under the leadership of Ted Abel, PhD, is already a large community with more than 100 faculty members across five colleges and 26 departments dedicated to cutting edge research, education, and community outreach. The INI offers extensive opportunities and support for vibrant interdepartmental collaboration with other researchers across our campus. The University of Iowa provides state-of-the-art research facilities, including the Iowa Magnetic Resonance Facility, the Central Microscopy Research Facility,  the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics, the Viral Vector Core, the Genome Editing Core and a Neural Circuits and Behavior Core developed by the INI.



The Institute is particularly interested in researchers working in the areas of: neural circuits and behavior; neurogenetics and epigenetics; and modeling of neurological and psychiatric disorders in animal and cellular systems, with a particular focus on identifying and developing new therapeutic opportunities for patients.



Qualifications include Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, and applicable training to support the appointment, including clinical training where appropriate. Positions are available at Assistant through full Professor ranks, in the tenure track. Applicants should have demonstrated ability in research and teaching, including high-profile publications, with clear potential for supporting an innovative and productive research program. Salary is based on academic level of entry and on the applicant's qualificitions and responsibilities.



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.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.



All applications should include a CV and a 3 to 5 page summary of research accomplishments and future plans. All applicants will be asked to provide names of three references. Consideration of completed applications will begin immediately.

Education Requirement:

Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD degree.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have a relevant doctoral degree and productive research experience focusing on topics of broad interest in Neuroscience. These may include, but not be restricted to areas such as neural circuits and behavior; neurogenetics and epigenetics; and modeling of neurological and psychiatric disorders in animal and cellular systems.



Applicants will be judged on their potential to initiate and maintain a vigorous, independent research program and to teach and train students and postdoctoral fellows.



The successful candidate should have the demonstrated capacity to foster an environment in which excellence in research, teaching, and scholarship can flourish, as well as experience and interest in developing and leading research programs.

Desirable Qualifications:

Desirable attributes include a record of innovative and effective administrative and fiscal leadership, a record of excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated experience promoting a diverse workforce, and positive interactions with students, staff and faculty. An interest in interdisciplinary research programs is desirable.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
3-5 page research summary and future plans
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

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


Contact Information


Contact:Edwin G Abel - Iowa-Neuroscience-Institute@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Molec Physiology & Biophy
Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building
169 Newton Road
2312 PBDB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Department URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/iowaneuroscience/



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. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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