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Requisition # 73845

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, November 21st, 2019
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Neuroscience and Pharmacology


Salary:$100,000.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology seeks highly qualified applicants for several tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level in the broad areas of Neuroscience and Pharmacology. Preferred areas of research complement existing strengths in the department, including molecular systems neuroscience, disorders of the nervous system, central control of energy homeostasis and cardiovascular function, cell signaling, aging, and cancer biology.  The department has new leadership and is undergoing expansion of its faculty (  Neuroscience and Pharmacology faculty members direct an NIH funded training program for predoctoral students in Pharmacological Sciences and have strong collaborative interactions with colleagues throughout the Carver College of Medicine, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cardiovascular Center, Iowa Neuroscience Institute, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center. The faculty members also participate in interdisciplinary training programs including Neuroscience, Molecular Medicine, Pain Research, Genetics, and the Medical Scientist Training Program. Outstanding research space with state-of-the art shared instrumentation is available. These tenure-track positions include a 12-month salary, benefits and a competitive start-up package.

Education Requirement:

Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD degree 


Required Qualifications:

Applicants should have demonstrated ability in research and teaching and/or mentoring, including high-profile publications, and documented potential to direct an innovative and productive research program. For the Assistant Professor rank, this includes a minimum of 2 years of postdoctoral training and an outstanding record of research accomplishments. For the Associate and Full Professor rank, this additionally includes a record of outstanding accomplishments in teaching and service.

Applicants must have a relevant doctoral degree and productive research experience focusing on topics of broad interest in neuroscience and/or pharmacology. 

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. 

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Supporting Attachments
Summary of Research Accomplishments and Plans
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Stefan Strack -
Cmed-Neurosci & Pharmacology
Bowen Science Building
51 Newton Road
2-452 BSB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-4439
Department URL:

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