Career Opportunities

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The Iowa Neuroscience Institute (INI) supports recruitment of new neuroscience-focused tenure-track faculty across the university, including in the Departments of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Neuroscience and Pharmacology, Psychiatry, Psychological & Brain Sciences and the Colleges of Medicine, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Engineering.  

The University of Iowa has dedicated substantial new investments for Neuroscience—a large community with more than 140 faculty members across five colleges and 26 departments—including the recent founding of the INI and the creation of a new undergraduate major in Neuroscience. 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 with 3T and 7T scanners, the Central Microscopy Research Facility, and the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics. We support core facilities, including the Neural Circuits and Behavior Core and the Iowa NeuroBank Core.

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.

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. 

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