Faculty Job Opportunities Currently Available

Academic Pediatric/Surgical Pathologist

Department of Pathology
University of Iowa Health Care

The Department of Pathology at The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine seeks candidates for an Assistant, Associate or Professor position on either the tenure track or non-tenure clinical track to take part in an active Anatomic Pathology division.  The newly built Stead Family Children’s Hospital has recently opened and directly adjoins the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Our Anatomic Pathology Service accessions >50,000 surgical cases per year in all disciplines, with the current pediatric/perinatal volume composed of GI biopsies (high volume), fetal autopsies, high-risk OB placental pathology, solid tumors, occasional cytology, and outreach/consult cases for gestational trophoblastic neoplasia.

Required qualifications include:

  • MD or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology residency program
  • Fellowship training or equivalent experience/expertise in Pediatric and Perinatal Pathology, or dedicated interest in learning Pediatric/Perinatal Pathology subsequent to hire
  • Board certified in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology with credentials required to obtain a medical license in the State of Iowa

In addition to the required qualifications, the following qualifications are highly desirable:

  • >2 years of academic experience
  • Demonstrated ability to excel at scholarship and teaching
  • Ability to participate in other surgical pathology or cytology services
  • Evidence of leadership potential

Applications should include a CV, a letter of interest containing a statement of career goals, and the names and addresses of three individuals who could provide letters of reference.

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.

To apply for this position, visit the University of Iowa website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/ and enter requisition number #72699.


Endowed Chair in Cancer Research

Department of Pathology
University of Iowa Health Care

The Department of Pathology at The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is seeking basic scientist and physician scientist candidates for a tenure-track faculty position associated with an endowed chair appointment. Candidates must have a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) and a record of ongoing cancer research with robust extramural funding. Candidates should also have excellent communication skills. Successful candidates will be expected to run a strong research program in some aspect of cancer biology, in addition to participating in clinical service and education (as appropriate). For appropriately board certified M.D. or Ph.D. candidates, any area of clinical expertise in Pathology will be considered.

There is broad flexibility in the specific focus of cancer research, and there are natural departmental and institutional synergies in both hematopoietic and solid tumors. In addition to appointment as an endowed chair, lucrative startup packages are available that may include resources for programmatic development beyond the candidate’s own laboratory. The selected applicant will receive a primary appointment in the Department of Pathology, with opportunities for secondary appointments in other departments and programs. The University of Iowa is home to the NCI designated Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center which fosters a collaborative and supportive environment for basic and clinical scientists.

Iowa City is part of a cosmopolitan area with a population of almost 100,000. The city and university are part of a historic campus community offering an array of cultural and athletic activities, including outstanding theatre and music venues, well-recognized art collections, a thriving literary tradition, ethnically diverse restaurants and a full menu of Big Ten sports. Iowa City has the diverse atmosphere of a much larger city while having the feel of a small friendly campus town. The area also boasts a multitude of local, state and national recreation areas, with many hiking and biking trails as well as water related activities. Location is approximately 4-5 hours by car from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha and Kansas City and within 20 minutes of the Eastern Iowa airport.

Letters of application should include a CV, statement of career goals, research plans, and the names and addresses of three individuals who can provide letters of reference.

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.

To apply for this position, visit the University of Iowa website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/ and enter requisition number #71722.


Endowed Chair in Immunology Research

Department of Pathology
University of Iowa Health Care

The Department of Pathology at The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is seeking basic scientist and physician scientist candidates for a tenure-track faculty position associated with an endowed chair appointment. Candidates must have a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) and have a record of ongoing immunology research with robust extramural funding. Candidates should also have excellent communication skills. Successful candidates will be expected to run a strong research program in immunology, in addition to participating in clinical service and education (as appropriate). For appropriately board certified M.D. or Ph.D. candidates, any area of clinical expertise in Pathology will be considered.

There is broad flexibility in terms of the specific focus of immunology research, although there are natural departmental and institutional synergies in the areas of autoimmunity, basic T- and B-cell biology, neuroinflammation and infectious disease immunology. In addition to appointment on an endowed chair, lucrative startup packages are available that may include resources for programmatic development beyond the candidate’s own laboratory. The selected applicant will receive a primary appointment in the Department of Pathology, with opportunities for secondary appointments in other departments and programs. The University of Iowa is home to a range of outstanding research groups and centers that foster a collaborative and supportive environment for basic and clinical scientists.

Iowa City is part of a cosmopolitan area with a population of almost 100,000. The city and university are part of a historic campus community offering an array of cultural and athletic activities, including outstanding theatre and music venues, well-recognized art collections, a thriving literary tradition, ethnically diverse restaurants and a full menu of Big Ten sports. Iowa City has the diverse atmosphere of a much larger city while having the feel of a small friendly campus town. The area also boasts a multitude of local, state and national recreation areas, with many hiking and biking trails as well as water related activities. Location is approximately 4-5 hours by car from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha and Kansas City and within 20 minutes of the Eastern Iowa airport.

Letters of application should include a CV, statement of career goals, research plans, and the names and addresses of three individuals who can provide letters of reference.

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.

To apply for this position, visit the University of Iowa website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/ and enter requisition number 71723.


Physician-Scientists

Department of Pathology
University of Iowa Health Care

The Department of Pathology at The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is seeking physician-scientist candidates for tenure track faculty positions (Assistant/Associate or Full Professors). Successful candidates will be expected to develop and/or maintain a robust research program in addition to participating in clinical service and education.

Candidates must have an M.D. M.D./Ph.D. or Ph.D., and must have trained in ACGME-accredited Pathology residency and fellowship programs, and be board certified (or eligible). Ph.D. clinical providers with US board certification in areas of clinical pathology are also eligible. Candidates for Assistant Professor should have post-doctoral experience with a strong record of productivity. Candidates for Associate or Full Professor should have a record of ongoing extramural funding support. Candidates should also have excellent communication skills.

The research strengths of the department include immunology and cancer biology, although expertise in any area of basic or translational research is welcome. Similarly, any area of clinical expertise will be considered, although readily foreseeable niches include transfusion medicine, microbiology, neuropathology, among others.

The selected applicant will receive a primary appointment in the Department of Pathology, with opportunities for secondary appointments in other departments and programs. The University of Iowa is home to a range of outstanding research groups and centers that foster a collaborative and supportive environment for basic and clinical scientists. Iowa City is part of a cosmopolitan area with a population of almost 100,000. The city and university are part of a historic campus community offering an array of cultural and athletic activities, including outstanding theatre and music venues, well-recognized art collections, a thriving literary tradition, ethnically diverse restaurants and a full menu of Big Ten sports. Iowa City has the diverse atmosphere of a much larger city while having the feel of a small friendly campus town. The area also boasts a multitude of local, state and national recreation areas, with many hiking and biking trails as well as water related activities. Location is approximately 4-5 hours by car from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha and Kansas City and within 20 minutes of the Eastern Iowa airport.

Letters of application should include a CV, statement of career goals, research plans, and the names and addresses of three individuals who can provide letters of reference.

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.

To apply for this position, visit the University of Iowa website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/ and enter requisition number 71712.