Assistant or Associate Professor (Virology)
The University of Iowa
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Post Date: Aug 03, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Doctoral Level
Years Experience: Entry Level
Start Date: Flexible
Salary: $100,000 to Commensurate
Location: US - Iowa - Iowa City
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The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in virology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. This tenure-track position includes a 12-month salary, benefits, competitive start-up package, and modern laboratory facilities. Successful applicants will be expected to be highly collaborative, establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program, participate in departmental teaching activities, and participate in activities associated with an NIH-funded virology training grant and the Helen C. Levitt Center for Viral Pathogenesis and Disease.

All applicants must have a Ph.D., D.V.M., and/or M.D., postdoctoral viral research experience, and a strong record of research accomplishments. Applicants at the Associate Professor level must already have an established and funded research program and demonstrate the ability to teach at graduate and undergraduate levels. Although all areas of animal virology will be considered, we are particularly interested in individuals studying viral replication, viral pathogenesis, computational virology, or the host response to viral infection as these processes relate to human disease.

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology consists of 30 primary and secondary faculty members with strengths in virology, immunology, and bacteriology. To learn more about the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, please visit

To apply for this position, please visit, faculty requisition #71478, where you will be asked to submit a curriculum vitae and a statement of research interests. Note that three letters of recommendation will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

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

Questions about the position or the department should be directed to Search Committee #71478 at

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.

Contact Details
Name: The University of Iowa
Division: Carver College of Medicine
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
Address: 51 Newton Rd.
City: Iowa City
Zipcode: 52242
Country: United States