Pathology

  • Faculty Job Opportunities Currently Available

    Tenured Faculty Position in Immunology Research

    The Department of Pathology at The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is seeking basic scientist candidates for a tenured faculty position in immunology research. Candidates must have a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) and a robust multi-grant funded research program that bridges both innate and adaptive immunity. Candidates with an emphasis on mucosal immunity, using both viral and bacterial challenge models, as well as those having expertise in cutting edge in vivo imaging techniques, are preferred. Candidates must also have excellent communication skills.

    The successful applicant will benefit from competitive start-up funds, salary and benefits, as well as modern laboratory and core facilities. The selected applicant will receive a primary appointment in the Department of Pathology, with opportunities for secondary appointments in other departments and programs. The Immunology community at the University of Iowa is composed of basic and clinical scientists working in a collaborative and supportive environment. The Interdisciplinary Immunology Program is active in graduate and post-graduate training, and oversees both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral NIH training grants.

    Iowa City is part of a cosmopolitan area with a population of almost 100,000. The city and university are part of an historic campus community offering an array of cultural and athletic activities, including outstanding theatre and music venues, well-recognized art collections, a thriving literary tradition, ethnically diverse restaurants and a full menu of Big Ten sports. Iowa City has the diverse atmosphere of a much larger city while having the feel of a small friendly campus town. The area also boasts a multitude of local, state and national recreation areas, with many hiking and biking trails as well as water related activities. Location is approximately 4-5 hours by car from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha and Kansas City and within 20 minutes of the Eastern Iowa airport.

    Letters of application should include a CV, an overview of research plans, and the names and addresses of three individuals who could provide letters of reference.

    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, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    To apply for this position, visit the University of Iowa website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty and enter requisition number 68551.


    Academic Neuropathologist

    The Department of Pathology at The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine seeks candidates for an Assistant, Associate or Professor position on either the tenure track or non-tenure clinical track to join an active neuropathology division. Required qualifications include:

    • MD or equivalent with credentials required to obtain a medical license in the State of Iowa
    • Fellowship training in Neuropathology
    • Board certification or board eligibility in Neuropathology

    In addition to the required qualifications, the following qualifications are highly desirable:

    • Completion of an accredited Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology residency program
    • Expertise/interest in neuro-oncologic pathology and/or muscle pathology
    • Demonstrated ability to excel at scholarship and teaching

    Physician-scientist candidates with productive research programs are welcome to apply.

    The neuropathology service at the University of Iowa encompasses a broad range of neurosurgical, neuromuscular, and autopsy specimens. The evaluation of postmortem brains supports a busy hospital autopsy service and an active Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office. Neuropathology faculty are involved in training pathology, neurology, and neurosurgery house staff. They teach students in both lecture and small group formats for the medical school, allied health programs, and graduate school programs.

    Applications should include a CV, a letter of application containing a statement of career goals, and the names and addresses of three individuals who could provide letters of reference.

    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, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    To apply for this position, visit the University of Iowa website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty and enter requisition number 68460.


    Endowed Chair in Immunology Research

    The Department of Pathology at The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is seeking basic scientist and physician scientist candidates for a tenure-track faculty position associated with an endowed chair appointment. Candidates must have a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) and have a record of ongoing immunology research with robust extramural funding. Candidates should also have excellent communication skills. Successful candidates will be expected to run a strong research program in immunology, in addition to participating in clinical service and education (as appropriate). For appropriately board certified M.D. or Ph.D. candidates, any area of clinical expertise in Pathology will be considered.

    There is broad flexibility in terms of the specific focus of immunology research, although there are natural departmental and institutional synergies in the areas of autoimmunity, basic T- and B-cell biology, neuroinflammation and infectious disease immunology. In addition to appointment on an endowed chair, lucrative startup packages are available that may include resources for programmatic development beyond the candidate’s own laboratory. The selected applicant will receive a primary appointment in the Department of Pathology, with opportunities for secondary appointments in other departments and programs. The University of Iowa is home to a range of outstanding research groups and centers that foster a collaborative and supportive environment for basic and clinical scientists.

    Iowa City is part of a cosmopolitan area with a population of almost 100,000. The city and university are part of a historic campus community offering an array of cultural and athletic activities, including outstanding theatre and music venues, well-recognized art collections, a thriving literary tradition, ethnically diverse restaurants and a full menu of Big Ten sports. Iowa City has the diverse atmosphere of a much larger city while having the feel of a small friendly campus town. The area also boasts a multitude of local, state and national recreation areas, with many hiking and biking trails as well as water related activities. Location is approximately 4-5 hours by car from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha and Kansas City and within 20 minutes of the Eastern Iowa airport.

    Applications should include a CV, detailed research plans, and the names and addresses of three individuals who could provide letters of reference.

    The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity I 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, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    To apply for this position, visit the University of Iowa website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty and enter requisition number 67356.


    Endowed Chair in Cancer Research

    The Department of Pathology at The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is seeking basic scientist and physician scientist candidates for a tenure-track faculty position associated with an endowed chair appointment. Candidates must have a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) and a record of ongoing cancer research with robust extramural funding. Candidates should also have excellent communication skills. Successful candidates will be expected to run a strong research program in some aspect of cancer biology, in addition to participating in clinical service and education (as appropriate). For appropriately board certified M.D. or Ph.D. candidates, any area of clinical expertise in Pathology will be considered.

    There is broad flexibility in the specific focus of cancer research, and there are natural departmental and institutional synergies in both hematopoietic and solid tumors. In addition to appointment on an endowed chair, lucrative startup packages are available that may include resources for programmatic development beyond the candidate’s own laboratory. The selected applicant will receive a primary appointment in the Department of Pathology, with opportunities for secondary appointments in other departments and programs. The University of Iowa is home to the NCI designated Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center which fosters a collaborative and supportive environment for basic and clinical scientists.

    Iowa City is part of a cosmopolitan area with a population of almost 100,000. The city and university are part of a historic campus community offering an array of cultural and athletic activities, including outstanding theatre and music venues, well-recognized art collections, a thriving literary tradition, ethnically diverse restaurants and a full menu of Big Ten sports. Iowa City has the diverse atmosphere of a much larger city while having the feel of a small friendly campus town. The area also boasts a multitude of local, state and national recreation areas, with many hiking and biking trails as well as water related activities. Location is approximately 4-5 hours by car from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha and Kansas City and within 20 minutes of the Eastern Iowa airport.

    Applications should include a CV, detailed research plans, and the names and addresses of three individuals who could provide letters of reference.

    The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity I 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, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    To apply for this position, visit the University of Iowa website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty and enter requisition number 67349.


    Physician-Scientists

    Department of Pathology
    University of Iowa Health Care

    The Department of Pathology at The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is seeking physician-scientist candidates for tenure track faculty positions (Assistant/Associate or Full Professors). Successful candidates will be expected to develop and/or maintain a robust research program in addition to participating in clinical service and education. Candidates must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or Ph.D., and must have been trained in ACGME-accredited Pathology residency and fellowship programs, and be board certified (or eligible). Ph.D. clinical providers with US board certification in areas of clinical pathology are also eligible. Candidates for Assistant Professor should have post-doctoral experience with a strong record of productivity. Candidates for Associate or Full Professor should have a record of ongoing extramural funding support. Candidates should also have excellent communication skills. The research strengths of the department include immunology, cancer biology and muscle biology, although expertise in any area of basic or translational research is welcome. Similarly, any area of clinical expertise will be considered, although readily foreseeable niches include neuropathology with an interest in neuromuscular biology, hematopathology with an interest in lymphoma/myeloma biology or immunology, renal pathology, subspecialty interest in surgical pathology with cancer research, etc. The selected applicant will receive a primary appointment in the Department of Pathology, with opportunities for secondary appointments in other departments and programs. The University of Iowa is home to a range of outstanding research groups and centers that foster a collaborative and supportive environment for basic and clinical scientists. Letters of application should include a CV, letter of interest with statement of career goals, research plans, and the names and addresses of three individuals who could provide letters of reference. To apply for this position, visit the University of Iowa website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty and enter requisition number 67091.

    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, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


    Academic Gastrointestinal/Surgical Pathologist

    The Department of Pathology at The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine seeks candidates for an Assistant, Associate or Professor position on either the tenure track or non-tenure clinical track to take part in an active surgical pathology division. Required qualifications include:

    • MD or equivalent
    • Graduation from an accredited Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology residency program
    • Fellowship training or equivalent experience in Gastrointestinal Pathology
    • Board certified in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology with credentials required to obtain a medical license in the State of Iowa

    In addition to the required qualifications, the following qualifications are highly desirable:

    • Demonstrated Interest/experience/expertise in gastrointestinal pathology
    • Demonstrated ability to excel at scholarship and teaching

    Leadership opportunities are available within the division and department for the appropriate candidate. Applications should include a CV, a letter of application containing a statement of career goals, and the names and addresses of three individuals who could provide letters of reference.

    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, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    To apply for this position, visit the University of Iowa website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty and enter requisition number 67632.