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Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor- Iowa State University, Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacology

Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor- Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacology


9 month

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Job Description:

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  This is a full-time, 9-month position with salary commensurate with qualifications.

The successful candidate will join a department with active research programs in pharmacology, neurobiology, infectious diseases and cell/molecular biology and establish a dynamic, extramurally funded research program within these or a complementary field pertinent to human and/or animal health.  Applications from candidates with a focus in antimicrobial resistance are particularly encouraged.  The successful candidates will also teach pharmacology or related biomedical courses to professional, graduate and undergraduate students, and mentor graduate students.

Iowa State University especially seeks candidates with a commitment to contributing to and enhancing the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research and teaching.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

    PhD in Pharmacology or a related discipline A record of publication in peer-reviewed journals Teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

= DVM or equivalent
= Boarded in Pharmacology

= History of receiving extramural grants

= History of application for extramural grants

= Publication record in high-impact peer-reviewed journals in pharmacology or related   field    

= Teaching experience at the University level
= Research plans relevant to pharmacological sciences especially antimicrobial resistance
= Evidence of research mentoring or supervision
= Evidence of successful research collaborations

= Publications in the pharmacology field

= Veterinary medical experience 

Department/Program & College Description: The BMS department supports the College of Veterinary Medicine’s mission through teaching and basic science curriculum to veterinary medical students, conducting state of the art basic and translational research relevant to the health of animals and humans, and educating graduate students through the BMS graduate program and a number of multidisciplinary interdepartmental programs at Iowa State University.  Department faculty have active research programs in a range of One Health disciplines including clinical and translational pharmacology, neurobiology with an emphasis on neurodegenerative disease and neurotoxicology, microbial and helminth infectious disease, immunology and cell and molecular biology.

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