Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, in Ames, Iowa, is accepting applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Immunology within the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine (VMPM). VMPM provides teaching and research in immunology, infectious diseases, bacterial and viral pathogenesis, host-microbe interactions, vaccine development, antimicrobial resistance, food safety, and public health. Rank will be determined by the qualifications, documented experience, and research interests of the selected candidate.
Responsibilities of this 9-month, tenure or tenure-eligible position include establishing and maintaining an active, extramurally funded, independent research program focused on the immunology of infectious diseases in an area complementary to established programs in the department (70%); contribute to the teaching needs of the VMPM department (20%); and perform university service (10%). Areas of research consistent with the mission of VMPM include, but are not limited to: mechanisms of resistance to viral and bacterial infections, vaccinology, genomics, proteomics, and host/pathogen interactions. Teaching responsibilities may lie within the undergraduate, graduate, and/or professional veterinary curriculum.
The successful candidate must have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in departmental programs and committees. Iowa State University especially seeks candidates who are interested in contributing to the excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and outreach. The candidate will demonstrate commitment to delivering exceptional service, dedication to all levels of education, and contribute to the national prominence of the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine and Iowa State University.
Guaranteed consideration will be provided to applications submitted on or before January 22, 2023. The posting will remain open until filled.
To apply for this position, please visit https://isu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/IowaStateJobs/job/Ames-IA/Tenure-Track-Assistant-or-Associate-Professor—Immunology_R13703-1 and click on “Apply.” Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact information for three references external to ISU; internal reference contacts may be provided but not required, in addition to the required external
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email [email protected] or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.