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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Requisition # 74535

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, July 22nd, 2022
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Biochemistry

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Successful applicants will be able to establish an independent, extramurally funded research program probing basic or translational aspects of biochemistry. We are looking for a colleague who will complement our research strengths in metabolism, control of gene expression, DNA replication and repair, and protein structure and function. Competitive start-up funds and mentoring are in place to help facilitate professional success.  The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is a part of the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa. Both the college and university support core research facilities to aid faculty efforts in discovery and scholarship.  We have a proud tradition of excellence in teaching medical, dental, graduate, and undergraduate students that the applicant will contribute to, along with the service missions of the department. 



Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are core principles of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. We believe that diversity of backgrounds brings new perspectives and insights, stimulates innovation, and promotes scientific discovery. We are committed to providing opportunities to individuals who share these principles.  



Applicants must have a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, and a strong research publication record. To apply, visit the University of Iowa website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu, requisition #74535. All applications should include a CV, a 3-5 page personal statement that articulates their professional goals and provides a summary of research accomplishments with future plans.  The applicants teaching philosophy should be included in the personal statement. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 1, 2022. Three letters of recommendation, sent to biochem@uiowa.edu re: faculty search should be received by October 15th, 2022.



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 based on 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. 



 

Education Requirement:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have a strong research publication record.


Online Application Required Documents


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

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Contact Information


Contact:Judy Means - judy-means@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Biochemistry
Bowen Science Building
51 Newton Road
4-403 BSB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Department URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/biochemistry-molecular-biology/



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 Institutional Equity, 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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