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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Veterinary Anatomy
Iowa State University

Date Posted Oct. 18, 2023
Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Veterinary Anatomy
University Iowa State University
Ames, IA, United States
Department College of Veterinary Medicine Biomedical Sciences
Application Deadline Nov. 14, 2023
Position Start Date August 2024
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Anatomy, Physiology, & Cell Biology

Position Title:

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Veterinary Anatomy - College of Veterinary Medicine Biomedical Sciences

Appointment Type:



Job Description:

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will join a department with active research programs in pharmacology, animal behavior, neurobiology, infectious disease and cell/molecular biology.  

This is a full-time, 9-month position with salary commensurate with qualifications. The successful candidate will establish a dynamic, extramurally funded research program pertinent to human and/or animal health. The successful candidate will teach anatomy courses to professional, graduate, and undergraduate students and mentor graduate students.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

PhD with research experience relevant to Biomedical Sciences

A record of publication in peer-reviewed journals

Teaching experience


Preferred Qualifications:

DVM or equivalent

Demonstrated success obtaining extramural funding

History of application for extramural grants

Anatomy teaching engagement at a university or Professional School

Research plans relevant to biomedical sciences

Evidence of research mentoring experience

Publication record in nationally or internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals relative to appointment

Veterinary medical experience

Department/Program & College Description:

The BMS department supports the College of Veterinary Medicine’s mission through teaching basic science curriculum to veterinary medical students, conducting state of the art basic and translational research relevant to the health of animals and humans, and educating graduate students through the BMS graduate program and several multidisciplinary interdepartmental programs at Iowa State University. Departmental faculty have active research programs in a range of One Health disciplines including clinical and translational pharmacology, animal behavior, neurobiology, microbial and helminth infectious disease, immunology and cell and molecular biology.

By focusing on the future and providing the best student experience possible, Iowa State attracts students and faculty who want to make a difference. With a comprehensive land-grant mission of education, research, extension and outreach, we produce scholars whose ideas change the world. We provide innovative and entrepreneurial opportunities for students of all backgrounds through the Innovate at Iowa State program. Located just 30 minutes north of Des Moines, the city of Ames was recently named one of the Top 10 cities in the U.S. for campus life and career opportunities.


Department Unit/Website:

Information about Iowa State and Ames for Prospective Candidates:


Proposed Start Date:

August 16, 2024

Number of Months Employed Per Year:

09 Month Work Period

Time Type:

Full time


Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Research Statement detailing past accomplishments and future goals (3 pages maximum)

4) Teaching Statement detailing experience and future plans/innovations

5) Contact information for Three Professional References

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Why Choose ISU?
Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work-life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:

Retirement benefits, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans;

Generous leave plans;

Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa);

Life insurance and long-term disability;

Flexible Spending Accounts;

Various voluntary benefits and discounts;

Employee Assistance Program;

Wellbeing program.


Original Posting Date:

October 4, 2023

Posting Close Date:

November 14, 2023

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