Tenure-track Faculty in Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology #MGC004
University of Chicago (UC)
Location: Chicago, IL
Internal Number: 111205
The University of Chicago's Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology (http://mgcb.bsd.uchicago.edu/) in the Biological Sciences Division seeks faculty in molecular genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, developmental biology, quantitative biology, and related fields, broadly defined. We welcome applicants whose research uses model systems (including plants, animals, microorganisms, and organoids) to address biological questions at molecular, cellular, and/or organismal scales. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications, although we anticipate the tenure-track assistant professor level.
The University is a vibrant center of scientific discovery and innovation, rich in opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration. The Biological Sciences Division, the Physical Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, and the University of Chicago Medical Center are all contained within one compact campus in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. Appointees will join a highly supportive and collegial community, with access to state-of-the-art core facilities. They will work with outstanding colleagues and graduate students associated with numerous degree-granting programs spanning the biological and physical sciences, and they will have additional opportunities to engage with our affiliates, Argonne National Laboratory and the Marine Biological Laboratory. Competitive research space and start-up funding will be available.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree or equivalent by the start of appointment. 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/111205. Complete applications must include a cover letter, a CV including bibliography, a research statement, a teaching statement that may include a description of the candidate's experience in teaching diverse students [The University's Diversity Statement can be found at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity]), and contact information for 3 references. Review of complete applications will begin 09/12/2022, and continue until the position is filled.
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