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Academic Clinical 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 join an active clinical pathology division.  The position will provide clinical pathology coverage at the University of Iowa (UI) as well as the Iowa City Veterans Administration (ICVA) hospital.

Required qualifications for MD and MD/PhD candidates include:

  • MD or equivalent with credentials required to obtain a medical license in the State of Iowa
  • Completion of an accredited residency training in clinical pathology (CP)
  • Board certification or board eligibility in CP

Required qualifications for PhD candidates include:

  • PhD in biomedical sciences, followed by 2-year accredited training or experience in clinical chemistry and/or microbiology
  • Board certification or equivalent in areas of training

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

  • Fellowship-level training or experience in a CP subspecialty, particularly chemistry or microbiology
  • Demonstrated ability to excel at scholarship and teaching

Physician-scientist candidates with productive research programs or clinical-track CP faculty candidates are equally welcome to apply.

The clinical pathology service at UI and ICVA encompasses a broad range of coverage across multiple subspecialty disciplines, including chemistry, microbiology, transfusion medicine, hematology, coagulation, molecular pathology and informatics. There are opportunities for development of regional outreach programs and other leadership opportunities within the department and VA system. Department of Pathology faculty are involved in training house staff in pathology and other inter-disciplinary areas. They also teach students in both lecture and small group formats for the medical school, allied health programs, and graduate school programs.

Applications should include a CV, a letter of application 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 https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/ and enter requisition number 74040.


Immunology or 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 scientist candidates for tenure-track faculty positions in immunology or cancer research. Candidates must have a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) and a funded research program in either the field of immunology, cancer or a combination of both (e.g. cancer immunotherapy). Candidates must have federal or foundation funding as principal investigator, a strong publication record and excellent communication skills. Candidates with R01 level funding (or equivalent) are preferred. For appropriately board-certified M.D. or Ph.D. candidates, any area of clinical expertise in Pathology will be considered.

The successful applicant will benefit from competitive start-up funds, salary and benefits, as well as laboratory and core facilities. The selected applicant will receive a primary appointment in the Department of Pathology, with opportunities for secondary appointments in other departments and programs. The research community at the University of Iowa is composed of basic and clinical scientists working in a collaborative and supportive environment. The University of Iowa has strong training programs in immunology and cancer biology, and is home to the NCI designated Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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. To apply for this position, visit the University of Iowa website https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/ and enter requisition number 72936.

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.


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.