Tenure-track Assistant Professor - Basic or Translational Cancer Research #BSD028
University of Chicago (UC)
Location: Chicago, IL
Internal Number: 115591
The University of Chicago's Biological Sciences Division (BSD) and the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCCCC) seek applications for assistant professorships. Appointment will be in an appropriate basic or clinical department and focus on basic or translational cancer research. Foci may include: cancer biology, immunology, cellular therapy, epigenetics, metabolism, immunometabolism, medicinal chemistry, target discovery or other cancer related strategic areas of importance.
The appointee will interact with other faculty to expand the Cancer Center and the Department's research portfolio.
The UCCCC delivers outstanding patient care, conducts world-renowned research, and provides exemplary undergraduate, graduate, medical, and postgraduate education. The UCCCC received NCI designation in 1974 and designation as a comprehensive cancer center in 2008; its mission is to elucidate the determinants of cancer, to develop cures for cancer, and to prevent cancer through research, clinical care, education, and community engagement. Members of the UCCCC collaborate widely across the BSD, with other Divisions, Schools, and Institutes at the University of Chicago, and with researchers at Argonne National Laboratory and the Marine Biological Laboratory.
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must hold 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/115591. Applicants must upload a cover letter that can include relevant experience, CV including a bibliography, contact information for three references, and a research statement that outlines research goals and highlights up to three selected publications. Review of complete applications will continue until the position is filled.
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