Carver College of Medicine at The University of Iowa seeks candidates for the position of Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology. The Carver College of Medicine is rated in the top 20 public medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding and is part of a major research university. The College and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are equal partners in UI Health Care with the hospital being one of the largest university-owned teaching hospitals in the United States. The Department of Microbiology and Immunology has a distinguished research and teaching faculty and a nationally recognized research program.
The chair of the department is the spokesperson for the faculty and represents the department in interactions with the college, as well as the national scientific community. In addition, the chair is an important institutional leader, serving on the Enterprise Committee, which provides operational and strategic input to the Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean.
The University of Iowa is in Iowa City, a vibrant community located in the rolling hills of southeastern Iowa. The community offers excellent schools, quality entertainment, literary, musical and cultural opportunities and Big 10 sporting events.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and should include a brief statement of attributes and qualities they feel make them suited for this position and a curriculum vitae (CV).
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.