Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Virology

The University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine

  • Academic Faculty - Non Tenure
  • Academic Faculty - Tenured
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

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 Virology at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. This tenure-track or tenured 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, BSL3 and 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 actively participate in teaching and service missions within the Department and the Carver College of Medicine.

All applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., postdoctoral microbial research experience, and a strong record of research accomplishments that include publications in high-quality journals. Applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level must have an established and funded research program and demonstrate the ability to mentor and teach Ph.D. graduate students. All areas of virology will be considered. We are particularly interested in applicants using cutting-edge approaches to study medically relevant viral pathogens with an emphasis on host-virus interactions, mechanisms of viral pathogenesis, virus evolution, translational and novel approaches to treatment, and/or antiviral resistance.

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology consists of 21 primary and 8 secondary faculty members with strengths in molecular mechanisms of viral, bacterial, and parasitic physiology and pathogenesis, immune responses to medically important pathogens and cellular biology. To learn more about the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, please visit microbiology/. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of our academic and research communities through their teaching, scholarship, leadership and service.

To apply for this position, please visit Faculty requisition #74065, where you will be asked to submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and a statement of research interests. Additionally, all candidates should have three letters of recommendation sent to Search Committee #74065, at

Review of applications 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 #74065, at

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Education Requirement:
Ph.D. and/or M.D.
Main Campus of the University of Iowa
Microbiology and Immunology
3-403B Bowen Science Building
51 Newton Road
Iowa City , Iowa 52242
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