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Requisition # 74442

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, April 15th, 2022
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Radiation Oncology


Salary:$150,000.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa and Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center are seeking established faculty members to join the Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program (FRRBP) within the Department of Radiation Oncology. This position is an open rank tenure track faculty position. Responsibilities will include maintaining a successful extramurally supported research program centered around metabolism and free radical science in cancer, maintaining a record of scholarship on the national and international level, and teaching in the graduate and residency training programs. 

The successful candidate will join a biology division of seven faculty members focusing on basic and translational science in free radical and radiation biology in the Department of Radiation Oncology. The University of Iowa Department of Radiation Oncology has a strong track record for translating basic science discoveries to early phase clinical trials. The successful candidate will qualify for membership in the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC). Leadership opportunities within the HCCC are available for appropriate candidates.  Research on breast cancer and/or the influence of obesity on cancer metabolism is encouraged.

The University of Iowa is located on the rolling hills along the Iowa River in Iowa City, where the excitement and energy of a Big Ten University town are balanced with an affordable community with many cultural and recreational amenities. 


Education Requirement:

The qualified individual will have an M.D., or Ph.D., or equivalent degree(s) in an associated field.

Required Qualifications:

Experience in grant writing and a successful track record of cancer focused extramural funding are expected.

Desirable Qualifications:

Because the FRRBP is a Ph.D. granting program, experience with teaching and mentoring graduate students and post-doctoral scholars are highly desirable.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Joleen Timm -
Cmed-Radiation Oncology
Pomerantz Family Pavilion
720 Melrose Avenue
01512 LL PFP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Department URL:

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