The Department of Health and Human Physiology at The University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the area of Health Promotion. Current health promotion research areas in the department include physical activity, sedentary behaviors, sleep, circadian rhythms, health disparities, behavioral interventions, obesity, cancer, cardiometabolic health, and maternal health. We seek to enhance our existing cross-disciplinary collaborations and build on our departmental strengths in substantive areas of research. Candidates with strong intervention, epidemiology, surveillance and/or determinants focused research programs are encouraged to apply. Substantive areas of interest include but are not limited to: physical activity, sleep, nutrition, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, hypertension, neurological disease, and aging.
In addition to faculty in Health and Human Physiology, there are outstanding opportunities for collaboration with faculty in the Obesity Research and Education Initiative, Aging Mind and Brain Research Initiative, Prevention Research Center, Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, Abboud Cardiovascular Center, Iowa Neuroscience Institute, and Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. There are also ample opportunities to collaborate with faculty in the Colleges of Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, Engineering, and Liberal Arts and Sciences. Excellent research space is available in the Department of HHP and state-of-the-art core labs are available in the adjacent Carver College of Medicine. Salary and start-up support will be highly competitive with other institutions.
The Department of Health and Human Physiology and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. 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. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The University also supports Dual Career Services, a unique service that helps spouses/partners of faculty candidates seeking employment in the greater Iowa City area: https://careers.uiowa.edu/dc
To apply for this position, candidates must submit their application on-line at the University of Iowa jobs website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu. Application must include 1) a letter of interest, 2) full curriculum vitae, 3) PDFs of 2-3 peer-reviewed published articles, 4) 3 to 5 page summary of research accomplishments and future research plans, and 5) names and contact information of 3 individuals who will provide letters of recommendation if asked by search committee. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Specific questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Lucas Carr at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about the application process can be directed to Tiffany Schier, Departmental Administrator at email@example.com.
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.