UNIVERSITY OF IOWA TENURE-TRACK FACULTY in IOWA CITY, Iowa

TENURE-TRACK FACULTYRequisition # 73300Position BasicsType of PositionTENURE-TRACKAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Wednesday, August 8th, 2018College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Neuroscience InstituteSalarySalary:$100,000.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePosition Description:THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE (INI), in conjunction with the Departments of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Psychological & Brain Sciences and the Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts & Sciences, is seeking tenure-track faculty with expertise in any of the above disciplines with a focus on Neuroscience.Created with a transformative grant from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, the Iowa Neuroscience Institute seeks revolutionary discoveries in fundamental neuroscience to translate an understanding of how the brain works into clinical treatments for disorders of the brain and nervous system.The INI, under the leadership of Ted Abel, PhD, is already a large community with more than 100 faculty members across five colleges and 26 departments dedicated to cutting edge research, education, and community outreach. The INI 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.The Institute is particularly interested in researchers working in the areas of: neural circuits and behavior; neurogenetics and epigenetics; and modeling of neurological and psychiatric disorders in animal and cellular systems, with a particular focus on identifying and developing new therapeutic opportunities for patients.Qualifications include Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, and applicable training to support the appointment, including clinical training where appropriate. Positions are available at Assistant through full Professor ranks, in the tenure track. Applicants should have demonstrated ability in research and teaching, including high-profile publications, with clear potential for supporting an innovative and productive research program. Salary is based on academic level of entry and on the applicant's qualificitions and responsibilities.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. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.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 references. Consideration of completed applications will begin immediately.Education Requirement:Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD degree.Required Qualifications:Applicants must have a relevant doctoral degree and productive research experience focusing on topics of broad interest in Neuroscience. These may include, but not be restricted to areas such as neural circuits and behavior; neurogenetics and epigenetics; and modeling of neurological and psychiatric disorders in animal and cellular systems.Applicants will be judged on their potential to initiate and maintain a vigorous, independent research program and to teach and train students and postdoctoral fellows.The successful candidate should have the demonstrated capacity to foster