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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - College of Veterinary Medicine Biomedical Sciences

Iowa State University College of Vet Med, Biomedical Sciences Department
Ames, Iowa
salary commensurate with qualifications
Posted Date
Sep 27, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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. The successful candidate will join a department with active research programs in pharmacology, animal behavior, neurobiology, infectious disease and cell/molecular biology.  

This is a full-time, 9-month position with salary commensurate with qualifications. The successful candidate will establish a dynamic, extramurally funded research program within physiology or a complementary field pertinent to human and/or animal health. The successful candidate will teach physiology courses to professional and/or graduate students and mentor graduate students.

Required Minimum Qualifications

    PhD with research experience relevant to Biomedical Sciences A record of publication in peer-reviewed journals


Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated successfully obtaining extramural funding
  • Teaching engagement at a University or Professional School
  • Research plans relevant to biomedical sciences
  • Evidence of research mentoring experience
  • Publication record in nationally or internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals relative to appointment

Department & College Description

The BMS department supports the College of Veterinary Medicine’s mission through teaching 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 several multidisciplinary interdepartmental programs at Iowa State University. Departmental faculty have active research programs in a range of One Health disciplines including clinical and translational pharmacology, animal behavior, neurobiology, microbial and helminth infectious disease, immunology and cell and molecular biology.

By focusing on the future and providing the best student experience possible, Iowa State attracts students and faculty who want to make a difference. With a comprehensive land-grant mission of education, research, extension and outreach, we produce scholars whose ideas change the world. We provide innovative and entrepreneurial opportunities for students of all backgrounds through the Innovate at Iowa State program. Located just 30 minutes north of Des Moines, the city of Ames was recently named one of the Top 10 cities in the U.S. for campus life and career opportunities.

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