Faculty, Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery

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University of Iowa Department of Surgery

Faculty, Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery

The Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery at the University of Iowa invites applicants interested in advancing cutting edge research in Oncology to join our team. Appointment rank is Assistant Professor in the Research track.

Applicants must hold a PhD within biology, molecular biology or related area. Applicants must have five years’ experience or more in basic research in gene regulation, epigenetic mechanisms of transcriptional control, and genomic methods of analysis in cancer and have a proven record of high-quality research, including a portfolio of excellent publications in high impact journals. Experience in mechanisms of gene regulation by AP-2 transcription factors or related factors in models of melanoma are highly desirable. Applicants will need to demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills. Candidates must also have demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment. Demonstrated ability to publish scientific findings as well as an established research portfolio are required. Experience in research at a level which enables procurement of outside funding is required.

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 preferences, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.       

To apply for this position, and for a complete list of the qualifications for this position, please visit the University of Iowa website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu, requisition # 74487.

For additional information please contact:

Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD

Chair, Department of Surgery

(319) 353-7474

ronald-weigel@uiowa.edu