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Requisition # 74198

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, June 28th, 2021
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Microbiology and Immunology



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the Carver College of Medicine at The University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Bacteriology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. This tenure-track position includes a 12-month appointment, fringe benefits, competitive start-up package, ample office/laboratory space, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities, instrumentation, and BSL3/ABSL3 space. The primary appointment of the faculty member will be in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Successful applicants will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program and to participate in teaching activities in the Department. Teaching responsibilities may include either bacterial genetics or bacterial physiology. 

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology consists of 21 primary and 7 secondary faculty members with strengths in molecular mechanisms of bacterial, viral, and parasitic physiology and pathogenesis, host responses to medically important pathogens, and cellular biology. To learn more about the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, please visit  The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and service. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is flexible.

Questions about this position or the department should be directed to Search Committee #74198 at

Education Requirement:

All applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D.

Required Qualifications:

All applicants must have postdoctoral research experience.

All applicants must have a strong record of research accomplishments.

Applicants at the Associate Professor level must have an established and funded research program.

Applicants at the Associate Professor level must have demonstrated ability to mentor and teach Ph.D. graduate students. 

Desirable Qualifications:

All areas of bacteriology will be considered. We are particularly interested in applicants with an interest in bacterial pathogenesis, bacterial gene regulation and stress responses, bacterial cell biology, bacterial behaviors, antimicrobial resistance, and how bacteria adapt to different environments, including in a eukaryotic host or complex polymicrobial community.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Statement of Research Interests

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

Additional Application Materials

Materials:All candidates should have three letters of recommendation sent to Search Committee #74198 at

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.

Contact Information

Contact:Search Committee #74198 -
Department URL:

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