Tenure-track faculty position at Iowa State University: Stress Biology

Assistant Professor in Stress Biology

Iowa State University has launched the Presidential High Impact Hires Initiative to support targeted faculty hiring in areas of strategic importance. This position is part of a cluster hire of 5 faculty in four colleges within the strategically important area of Translational Health and is included among the 29 high-impact hires in the second year of the initiative.

The Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology (GDCB) Department seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level who will investigate the cellular networks that mediate responses to stresses in animals, plants or microbes. The successful candidate will establish a vibrant, externally funded research program, work collaboratively with faculty, complementing existing research strengths at ISU, and skillfully contribute to undergraduate and graduate education, including teaching courses in their area(s) of expertise.

Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. in the life sciences or a related field and demonstrated potential to develop a successful research program. Please visit www.iastatejobs.com/postings/search and search for posting number 400059 to view the entire vacancy and apply electronically. For full consideration, applications must be received by November 30, 2014.

Iowa State University is a research-intensive university, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 34,000 students are enrolled, and the ISU community includes over 6,100 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted second most livable small city in the nation (see www.amescvb.com).

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.