Faculty Position in Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology

University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
October 09 2017
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Faculty Position in Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology

The University of Chicago's Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology (http://mgcb.bsd.uchicago.edu) seeks to appoint a faculty member, preferably a tenure-track assistant professor, in molecular biology, cell biology, developmental biology, or related areas. Candidates using quantitative biology approaches or asking evolutionary questions in molecular or cellular biology are encouraged to apply. The appointee will strengthen and diversify a collegial and highly collaborative department whose members use a variety of model organisms to address fundamental issues in the life sciences. A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree is required.

Those interested must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities site at http://tinyurl.com/y7gkwsog by uploading a CV, statements on (a) research, (b) teaching, and (c) diversity in the sciences, and a cover letter describing the significance of your 2-3 most important publications and overall scientific vision. Those applicants for appointment as Assistant Professor must arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to mgcbsearch2017@bsd.uchicago.edu.

Review of applications will begin Dec. 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.