Assistant Professor in Systems Biology

Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa
November 15 2018
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Assistant Professor in Systems Biology

Department of Genetics, Development & Cell Biology

The Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology (GDCB) at Iowa State University  (ISU)  ( invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Systems Biology.

GDCB seeks to hire a systems biologist who addresses fundamental questions at a cellular or molecular level, using a combination of experimental (e.g., genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, high-content microscopy) and computational (network  analysis, modeling) approaches to address fundamental aspects of complex cellular or organismal functions. Scientists working in any model organism or across diverse species are encouraged to apply. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: cellular and developmental processes integral to plant or animal health or disease, phenomics, genetic and metabolic regulatory networks, and responses to environmental signals and stresses. Interdisciplinary or collaborative research that complements existing strengths of the department and ISU is encouraged.

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

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in life sciences or relevant discipline and published record of high-quality research.

To view the full job description and to apply, please visit to view the entire vacancy and apply electronically. For full consideration, submit the application by December 7, 2018.

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.