THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE (INI), in conjunction with the Departments of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Neurology, Pediatric Neurology, Pharmacology, Psychiatry, Psychological & Brain Sciences and the Colleges of Medicine, Liberal Arts & Sciences, is seeking tenure-track faculty with expertise in any of the above disciplines with a focus on Neuroscience.
The institute is particularly interested in researchers working in the areas of: neural circuits and behavior; molecular and cellular neuroscience; neurogenetics and epigenetics; and modeling of neurological and psychiatric disorders in animal and cellular systems, with a focus on identifying and developing new therapeutic opportunities for patients. Salary ($100,000.00 to commensurate) is based on academic level of entry and on the applicant's qualifications and responsibilities.
The University of Iowa recently dedicated substantial new investments for neuroscience--already a large community with more than 120 faculty members across five colleges and 26 departments--including the founding of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute in late 2016 and the creation of a new undergraduate major in neuroscience in 2017. Since the inauguration of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, we have already hired 16 new tenure-track faculty, 8 female and 8 male. Together with its academic medical facility, University of Iowa Health Care, the Iowa Neuroscience Institute offers extensive opportunities and support for vibrant interdepartmental collaboration with other researchers across our campus. The University of Iowa provides state-of-the-art research facilities, including the Iowa Magnetic Resonance Facility , the Central Microscopy Research Facility , the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics , the Viral Vector Core , the Genome Editing Core and a Neural Circuits and Behavior Core developed by the INI.
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.