ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OR PROFESSOR
Requisition # 74293
Type of Position TENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on: Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on: Friday, October 8th, 2021
College: College of Pharmacy
Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics
Full/Part Time Status: Full Time
The University of Iowa Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental
Therapeutics in the College of Pharmacy and the Holden Comprehensive Cancer
Center (HCCC), an NCI designated comprehensive cancer center, invite
applications for a tenure track Associate or Full Professor with research
interests in Cancer Drug Discovery and Development, to join the Department and
the Experimental Therapeutics Program of the HCCC. The selected candidate will
receive a primary appointment in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and
Experimental Therapeutics, with opportunities for secondary appointments in
other departments and programs. Outstanding eligible candidates will have the
opportunity to be considered for the Jean M. Schmidt Chair in Drug Discovery
for this position.
The University of Iowa is a major national research university. Numerous
specialized research centers exist within the university in addition to the
HCCC. These include the Institute for Human Genetics, Interdisciplinary
Program in Human Toxicology, Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing, High
Throughput Screening Core, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science,
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute, Center for Gene Therapy, Iowa
Neuroscience Institute, Environmental Health Sciences Research Center, the
Cardiovascular Research Center, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Center,
and the Center on Aging. Academic and research programs in the Carver College
of Medicine, College of Public Health, College of Engineering, College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences, and College of Dentistry provide an outstanding
environment for successful collaborations.
The University of Iowa Department Of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental
Therapeutics and the HCCC have a long track record of working together
collaboratively. The candidate is expected to help expand on that history and
contribute at all levels to the teaching programs based in the College of
Pharmacy and HCCC, to mentor graduate students and post-doctoral scholars, to
establish and maintain an externally funded, nationally-recognized research
program, and to provide service to the department, college, cancer center,
university and scientific community.
Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their interests and unique
accomplishments, their curriculum vitae, a concise description of their
proposed research and teaching and a list of three references. This position
will remain open until filled. Specific questions about this position should
be directed to: Dr. Robert Kerns, Chair, Search Committee at robert-
About the University of Iowa
The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a vibrant community in
southeastern Iowa, offering outstanding schools, and an array of cultural,
music and sports activities. Iowa City is frequently rated highly in various
“best-place-to-live” listings. We are a university with a world-renowned
reputation and The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy is one of the oldest
and most highly esteemed institutions of its kind in the country. Our aim is
to provide a diverse and technologically advanced community where all can work
and learn together to achieve excellence. To learn more about Why Iowa please
visit: https: // jobs.uiowa.edu/whyui/index.php. For information about the
College of Pharmacy, please visit: https:// pharmacy.uiowa.edu/about. For
information about the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, please visit:
https: // cancer.uiowa.edu/.
Hold a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) in a relevant field.
Current funded research program related to the field of Cancer Drug
Discovery and/or Development and/or have history of federal or foundation
funding as principal investigator
Strong publication record.
Evidence of collaboration and teaching excellence.
Record of service responsibilities.
Online Application Required Documents
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Proposed Research and Teaching
Number of References: 3
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College of Pharmacy Building
180 South Grand Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52242
Department URL: https: // pharmacy.uiowa.edu/
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All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
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