Assistant professor

WorkplaceIowa City, Iowa, USA


Requisition # 74961

Position Basics

Type of Position TENURE-TRACK

Advertising Ends on: Extended Until Position is Filled

Advertising Started on: Monday, September 18th, 2023

College: Carver College of Medicine

Department: Biochemistry


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.

Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment and provide a related release and will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Education Requirement:

Applicants must have a PhD, or equivalent degree

Required Qualifications:

A strong research publication record, and a track record of independent funding

Online Application Required Documents

Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Supporting Attachments

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Additional Application Materials

Materials: All applicants must request that three referees submit a letter of recommendation to re: faculty search.

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

Contact Information

Contact: Rosemary E Stratton -
Bowen Science Building
51 Newton Road
4-403 BSB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Department URL: ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">­biochemistry-molecular-biology/

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