Diabetes Research: The Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC) seeks outstanding applicants for one or more tenure track faculty positions, at any rank, in the broad research area of diabetes and obesity. The Center, now in the midst of a multiyear expansion, has broad research interests, and current faculty have strong collaborative interactions throughout the Carver College of Medicine and the University. Outstanding research space with state-of-the-art shared instrumentation is available in the Pappajohn Biomedical Research Building (PBRB).
They will have a primary faculty appointment in one of the basic science or clinical departments in Carver College of Medicine. The recruitment will be conducted cooperatively by one or more of these departments and the FOEDRC. The successful candidate will be expected to participate actively in a multidisciplinary University of Iowa Obesity Initiative (OI), encompassing research and education, and will be appointed to the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC). New faculty will complement the University's existing expertise to form the core of this ambitious initiative.
All applications should include a CV and a 3 to 5 page summary of research accomplishments and future plans. All applicants will be asked to provide names of three referees. Consideration of completed applications will begin immediately. The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.