The Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine (VMPM) in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Bacteriology at the assistant or associate professor level. The qualifications, documented experience, and interests of the selected candidate will determine appointment rank.
Responsibilities of this 9-month, tenure-track position include: establishing and maintaining an active, extramurally funded, independent research program focused on bacteriology in an area that strengthens established programs in the department (75%); contribute to the teaching needs of the VMPM department (15%); and perform university service (10%). Areas of research consistent with the mission of VMPM include, but are not limited to: antimicrobial resistance, bacterial infectious diseases of animals and humans, molecular pathogenesis of bacterial pathogens, vaccinology, genomics, proteomics, and host/pathogen interactions. Teaching responsibilities may lie within the undergraduate, graduate, and/or professional veterinary curriculum.
The successful candidate will have a unique focus matching with the department’s mission in current research interests as stated above. All CVM employees have a responsibility to maintain a positive workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment. Collegial interactions with all co-workers in the CVM will be required.