Assistant Professor

Chicago, Illinois
Competitive salary and benefits package
June 27 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Assistant Professor

Rush University Graduate College invites applications for a position at the level of non-tenure track Assistant Professor. The ideal candidate will contribute to, and lead, research in a lab that uses multifaceted approaches to understand membrane protein trafficking events (e.g. Exp Cell Res. 372:1-15, 2018). The candidate will have been actively engaged in cutting-edge laboratory research in an area of cell biology/biochemistry with potential relevance to cancer biology or neuroscience. Contributing to research by mentoring trainees, performing experiments, analyzing data, grant preparation, writing manuscripts, and lab management are all aspects of this position.

The successful candidate will have will have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees with postdoctoral training. Substantial laboratory and manuscript/grant writing experience are required, as is evidence of scientific rigor, creativity, and originality. Must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as the ability to interact with a range of personnel including faculty, students, and support staff.

The salary range is competitive and is based on applicant’s qualifications.

Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Numerous national organizations have recognized Rush for the quality of care we provide, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranked Rush University Medical Center among the top 50 hospitals in 7 of 16 specialties in its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals issue. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking second among 99 academic medical centers across the country. In 2018, Rush was named a leader in LGBT health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the ninth consecutive year, and was one of only five hospitals from across the nation to be recognized by the American Hospital Association as an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award.

For consideration please send a single PDF containing your cover letter, CV, brief description of research accomplishments, as well as names and contact information of three references to:

Chloee Avery

Rush University Graduate College


Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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