Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Anatomy & Cell Biology (Job ID #83516)

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60607
August 15 2017
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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Job ID #83516)
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is seeking applications for outstanding candidates for tenure track positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor ranks in the field of Neuroscience.

UIC is one of the nation's leading urban research universities. We offer an exciting intellectual environment growing in several areas of research, outstanding core facilities, and exceptional opportunities for collaborative research across disciplines at UIC and within the Chicago scientific community.

We seek candidates with a record of innovative basic and/or translational Neuroscience research including fundamental questions in cellular and systems neuroscience. Areas of interest include but are not limited to

  1. Adult onset neurodegeneration, with an emphasis on Alzheimer's Parkinson's, Huntington's, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, and Prion diseases;
  2. Neurobiology of white matter disorders;
  3. Biology of acute and chronic neuroinflammation;
  4. Biology and modeling of neuro-injuries;
  5. Role of lipids and membrane processes in homeostasis and cell signaling in the brain.

Applicants must be a Ph.D., M.D., or MD/Ph.D. with a strong publication record in leading peer-reviewed journals, and potential for extramural funding at the Assistant Professor rank or current extramural funding at the Associate rank.

The successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and be expected to articulate plans for establishing and maintaining an extramurally funded research program that incorporates collaborations with UIC colleagues. Applicants will also participate in teaching in graduate and medical school courses. Highly competitive salary and start-up packages commensurate with qualifications and experience are available.

To apply, please submit online your package including a CV, research and teaching statements, the names and email addresses of three references at:

The deadline for full consideration is October 31st, 2017, but applicants will be considered until the positions are filled.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


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