Faculty, Biomedical Sciences

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted
June 27 2019
Ref
1189
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
Job Type
Faculty

Faculty, Biomedical Sciences

Rush University Graduate College invites applications for a tenure-track position (the appointment will be made at the Assistant or Associate level based on the accomplishments of the successful candidate). The ideal candidate will have earned a PhD or an MD and will pursue their translational or basic science research preferably by creatively addressing important questions in neuroscience or cancer related fields. The Rush Graduate College offers excellent research facilities, competitive start-up funds, and operational support.  

The incumbent will have experience and expertise in basic and/or translational research and will contribute the educational mission of the graduate college by directing the Master of Science in Biotechnology (MSB) Program. The MSB Program provides a rigorous academic experience, including hands-on exposure to, and practical experience in, basic and translational research. Primary responsibilities as Program Director will be curriculum review, student progression and mentoring, as well as facilitating community building, Program identity, and student-faculty interaction. Additional responsibilities include organizing experiential mentoring opportunities and peer mentoring.  

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, teaching statement, brief description of research accomplishments and plans, as well as names and contact information of at least three references to:

Marisol Vega ​

Director, Faculty Recruitment
Faculty_Recruitment@Rush.edu


Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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