The University of Chicago's Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology (http://mgcb.bsd.uchicago.edu/) in the Biological Sciences Division seeks a tenure-track assistant professor working on molecular genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, developmental biology, the interface between any of these areas and the physical sciences, and related areas. We welcome applicants whose research uses model systems (animals, plants, and microorganisms) to address fundamental questions at the molecular and cellular scales, and/or focuses on the physics/chemistry of living systems. Appointment will be in an appropriate unit of the Biological Sciences Division and/or Physical Sciences Division, depending on the candidate's research interests.
The University is a vibrant center of scientific discovery and innovation, and opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration abound. The Biological Sciences Division, Physical Sciences Division, 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 the biological and physical 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.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree or equivalent. 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/66340. Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement, and contact information for 3 references. Review of complete applications will begin 4 September 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
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