Assistant Professor

Ames, Iowa
September 07 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Ames, Iowa
Department of Genetics, Development
and Cell Biology

Assistant Professor

The Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology (GDCB) at Iowa State University invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions beginning August 2018. GDCB seeks to enhance and build upon existing strengths at ISU, with an emphasis on (i) cellular or developmental processes integral to animal health or disease, especially in genetic model organisms; or (ii) cellular or developmental mechanisms that underpin plant responses to environmental signals and stresses.

Responsibilities include building nationally recognized research programs that compete successfully for extramural funding, advancing the discipline through high-quality publications, mentoring students, and effective teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses. The successful candidates will possess excellent communication and leadership skills and will share the university’s commitment to an inclusive environment that supports world-class diversity.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in life sciences or related discipline
  • Postdoctoral research experience
  • Published record of high quality research in GDCB fields

Please visit to view the entire vacancy and apply electronically. Vacancy will close on October 15, 2017.

Iowa State University is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Vets status.