The University of Chicago's Department of Pathology is searching for a tenured or tenure-track faculty member pursuing research in experimental pathology. The appointee will be expected to maintain an extramurally funded basic or translational research laboratory focused on any topic in biomedical sciences related to human disease, including but not limited to cancer, genetics, inflammation, immunology, microbiology, microbiome, developmental biology, and neurobiology. Academic rank is dependent on qualifications. Additional responsibilities will include teaching students (undergraduate, graduate, medical) and/or housestaff and fellows, and clinical service commensurate with the individual's qualifications and interests.
The University is a vibrant center of scientific discovery and innovation, and opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration are abundant, both within and outside the Biological Sciences Division. The Division, other academic units of the University, and the University of Chicago Medical Center, are all contained within one compact campus in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. Appointees will have access to state-of-the-art core facilities and to outstanding colleagues and graduate students affiliated with numerous degree-granting programs within and outside the biological sciences. Competitive research space and start-up funding will be available, as will the potential for interactions with our affiliates, Argonne National Laboratory and the Marine Biological Laboratory.
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) be Board Certified or Board eligible in Anatomic or Clinical Pathology, and 3) hold or be eligible for a medical license in Illinois.
To be considered, those interested must apply through the University of Chicago's Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/94863. Applicants must upload a cover letter, CV including bibliography, contact information for three references, a research statement that outlines research goals and highlights up to three selected publications, and a teaching statement [which may also include the candidate's experience in teaching diverse students, if applicable (The University's Diversity Statement can be found at (The University's Diversity Statement can be found at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity)]. Review of complete applications will begin November 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University's Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.
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