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ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Requisition # 73450

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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 in Human Physiology. Candidates with strong translational research programs using human or animal models related to any of the following human diseases/conditions are invited to apply: cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological or immunological diseases, aging, hypertension, obesity or diabetes.  In addition to faculty in HHP, there are outstanding opportunities for collaboration with faculty in the Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center, Fraternal Order of Eagles Research Center, Iowa Neuroscience Institute, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and research initiatives such as the Aging Mind and Brain Initiative, Obesity Research and Education Initiative and the Maternal Fetal Tissue Bank research program. There are also ample opportunities to collaborate with faculty in the Colleges of Medicine, Public Health, Engineering and Liberal Arts and Sciences.  Outstanding research space are available in the Department of HHP and state-of-the-art core labs are in the adjacent Carver College of Medicine.  Excellent clinical research space and infrastructure is available within 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 human physiology related to any of the areas of human diseases/disorders listed above.  A successful candidate at the Associate Professor level will have demonstrated sustained excellence in both peer-reviewed scholarly publications and in acquiring external extramural funding for a program of scholarly research in human physiology related to any of the areas of human diseases/disorders listed above.  The candidate at either level will be expected to develop and sustain scholarly work yielding peer-reviewed scholarly publications, 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 in Human Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Integrative Physiology, Applied Physiology or related field is required in hand by the start date and salary and start-up support will be highly competitive with other institutions.  Positon will begin August 19, 2019.



The Department of HHP 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. The University also supports the Dual Career Services, a unique service that helps spouses/partners of faculty candidates seeking employment in the greater Iowa City area: https://careers.uiowa.edu/dcs.



To apply for this position, candidates must submit their application on-line at the University of Iowa jobs website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu, requisition #73450.  Application must include 1) a letter of interest, 2) full curriculum vitae, 3) PDFs of 2-3 peer-reviewed published articles, 4) 3 to 5 page summary of research accomplishments and future research plans, and 5) names and contact information of 3 individuals who will provide letters of recommendation if asked by search committee.  Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 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 Tiffany Schier, Departmental Administrator at tiffany-schier@uiowa.edu.

Education Requirement:

Terminal doctoral degree (e.g. PhD in Human Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Integrative Physiology, Applied Physiology or related field or MD) in hand by the start date.

Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications for Assistant Professor:   A sustained record of exemplary research productivity in Human Physiology or related field.



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

Desirable Qualifications:

2 or more years of postdoctoral experience in Human Physiology or related field



Experience in seeking and/or obtaining external research funding



Teaching experience in coursework related to human physiology



Previous independent teaching experience 


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest (1 page or less)
Research Statement (3-5 pages)
Selected Scholarly Papers (2-3)
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information


Contact:Tiffany A Schier
Clas-Health & Human Physiology
Field House
225 South Grand Avenue
E109 FH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Department URL: http://clas.uiowa.edu/hhp/



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