Assistant or Associate Professor - Cancer Biology, Tenure Track
Loyola University Chicago
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 18614
Job Description Summary:
The Department of Cancer Biology at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) invites applications from both basic and physician scientists for a tenure-track position at the ASSISTANT and ASSOCIATE Professor level. We seek innovators to advance cancer-focused studies that can integrate both foundational and clinical investigations as part of Loyola University Chicago's initiative to significantly expand its nationally recognized cancer programs in partnership with Trinity Health. We are looking to recruit tenure-track research faculty to join our Department of Cancer Biology, whose research efforts will integrate with our clinical oncology strengths in the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center and laboratory research programs in the areas of Cancer Immunotherapy, Cancer Signaling, and Cancer Gene Regulation and Genomic Maintenance. Complementary research areas might include investigations focused on oncologic processes and mechanisms, cancer cause and/or prevention and therapeutic discovery. Departmental research areas, resources, and facilities are described here: https://ssom.luc.edu/oncology_institute/
The Stritch School of Medicine is a strongly collaborative research environment with substantial core facilities and integrated graduate education programs. Faculty responsibilities include sustaining an independent, externally-funded research program, and contributing to graduate and medical education.
Candidates should have a PhD, MD/PhD or MD degree, a strong publication record and current extramural research support. Loyola University Chicago values and is committed to fostering a culture of equal opportunity for all persons. We strongly encourage underrepresented minorities and women candidates to apply. LUC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Review of applications will commence immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates are required to complete an online application including the submission of CV, cover letter, and contact information for at least 3 references.
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.