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The University of Iowa GENE AND CELL THERAPY PROGRAM ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in Iowa City, Iowa

GENE AND CELL THERAPY PROGRAM ASSISTANT PROFESSORRequisition # 74899[Position Basics Type of Position TENURE-TRACK Advertising Ends on: Extended Until Position is Filled Advertising Started on: Tuesday, August 1st, 2023 College: Carver College of Medicine Department: Pediatrics Salary Salary: Commensurate Position Details Full/Part Time Status: Negotiable Position Description: ]{#0}

The Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine as part of the newly created Gene and Cell Therapy Program for Treatment of Hearing and Balance Disorders invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position with expertise in inner ear biology at the Assistant Professor level. This position includes a 12-month appointment, fringe benefits, competitive start-up package, laboratory space, excellent core facilities and extensive opportunities for collaborative research, and participation in graduate training programs and junior faculty development programs.

All applicants must have a PhD and/or MD degree. Existing funding is not required for the application. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability in research with clear potential for supporting an innovative and productive research program. Preference will be given to individuals with a strong publication record who have developed and/or utilize state-of-the art techniques to address emerging and critical questions in inner ear biology. In particular, we are interested in individuals with a research focus on stem cells, degeneration, regeneration, development, and genome engineering. Applicants will be judged on their potential to initiate and maintain a vigorous, independent research program and to teach and train students and postdoctoral fellows. The successful candidate should have the demonstrated capacity to foster an environment in which excellence in research, teaching, and scholarship can flourish, as well as experience and interest in developing and leading research programs.

Desirable qualifications:

Research focus in one or more of the following areas stem cells, degeneration, regeneration, development and genome engineering

Interest in training students and postdoctoral fellows

Demonstrated capacity to foster in an environment in which excellence in research teaching and scholarship can flourish and interest in developing and leading research programs.

The University of Iowa has dedicated substantial new investments for Neuroscience which consists of a community of more than 100 faculty members across 5 colleges and 26 departments and includes the recent founding of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute and creation of a new undergraduate major in Neuroscience. In particular, the University of Iowa offers a rich and highly collaborative group of researchers focused on auditory neuroscience that spans across several colleges involving both basic science and clinical departments. The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology consists of 24 primary and 8 secondary faculty members with strengths in cell and developmental biology, neurobiology, cancer biology, vascular biology, stem-cell biology, molecular medicine, cystic fibrosis, and gene therapy. The department is also the administrative home of the University'sGene Therapy Center, an entity that funds, and otherwise supports, research in molecular medicine.

To learn more about the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, please visit

https://medicine.uiowa.edu/acb/.

For more information contact:

Samuel M. Young, Jr. PhD at ACB-admin@uiowa.edu.

To apply for this position, please visit

https://jobs.uiowa.edu/, faculty requisition 74899, where you will be asked to submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and a 3-5 page summary of research accomplishments and future plans. Additionally, all candidates will be required to provide name and contact information for three references for letters of recommendation.

Su cessful 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. This applies to clinical, tenure and research positions.

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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Education Requirement:

Must hold PhD and/or MD degree

Required Qualifications:

Demonstrated ability in research with a clear potential for supporting an innovative and productive research program

Demonstrated publication record who have developed and/or utilized state-of-the-art techniques to address emerging and critical questions in inner ear biology.

Demonstrated experience promoting an inclusive culture in the workforce and academic environment

Desirable Qualifications:

Research focus in one or more of the following areas stem cells, degeneration, regeneration, development and genome engineering

Interest in training students and postdoctoral fellows

Demonstrated capacity to foster in an environment in which excellence in research teaching and scholarship can flourish and interest in developing and leading research programs

Online Application Required Documents Curriculum Vitae Name and Contact Information of References Letter of Interest Supporting Attachments Research Statement Number of References: 3

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

Contact Information Contact:

Jeanie Cromer - jeanie-cromer@uiowa.edu Cmed-Pediatrics General Hospital 220 Hawkins Drive SW164-4 GH Iowa City, IA 52242 Phone: 319-384-7204

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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. 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 (v ]{href="https://diversity.uiowa.edu/division/oie" target="_new"}

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