The State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa is one of the nation’s leading public health and environmental laboratories. Its headquarters is located on the University of Iowa campus with additional lab facilities located in Ankeny and Lakeside.
The Director will manage the administrative, financial and scientific oversight of the State Hygienic Lab. We are seeking an executive who has significant experience in managing a public health laboratory system. This key leader will also partner with the Department of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control, Food and Drug Administration and other federal and state agencies. This is an opportunity to provide strategic leadership that will impact public and environmental health statewide.
This position requires a terminal degree in areas of study to include chemical, microbiological, clinical or environmental laboratory sciences, or medicine. Proven success in public health financial revenue generation is preferred.
We appreciate any recommendations or nominations and want to assure that all nominations will be handled with the utmost of professional courtesy and confidentiality. For a detailed leadership profile, or to discuss this opportunity further, please email the WK Advisors team at
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.