Assistant/Associate/Professor Cancer Biology/Bioengineering and Immunology/Immunoengineering

Chicago, Illinois
Sep 10, 2018
Nov 09, 2018
Field of specialization
Biological, Engineering
Job Type
Full time

The Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME) is a unique interdisciplinary institute launched by the University of Chicago in 2011 with the aim of translating molecular-level science into technological solutions with potential societal impact in health care, energy, environmental sustainability and information technology. The Biological Sciences Division (BSD) fosters the University’s academic activities in both basic and translational biology, including medicine. The IME and BSD are launching a joint search for faculty to be co-appointed in the IME and one of the departments of the BSD.

IME and BSD invite applications for tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor in the fields of Cancer Biology/Bioengineering or Immunology/Immunoengineering to candidates working in basic or translational biological research and to those applying computational and experimental engineering approaches addressed to challenges in cancer and immunology, including the microbiome.  The position is offered in a rich environment of biomolecular and materials science, immunology, and cancer immunology and interactions between academic units that include the IME, the Committee on Immunology and the Ben May Department for Cancer Research.   Candidates must have a doctoral degree in a relevant field of study and have an outstanding research record.  Successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain a strong research program and to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels. 

To apply, please visit the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website,  To be considered for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor, please apply to Requisition #03880; for Associate Professor, to Requisition #03881; and for Professor, to Requisition #03882.  Applicants are required to upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae that includes a list of publications, and research and teaching statements.  In addition, candidates for Assistant Professor are requested to provide the names and contact information for three references, who will be contacted separately for letters of recommendation.  Review of completed (including recommendation letters) applications will begin on November 15, 2018, and will continue until the positions are filled.

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