Chicago, Illinois
July 08 2019
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The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Radiology


The University of Chicago's Department of Radiology in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for a tenured or tenure-track faculty member at any rank, and invites applications. We seek applicants pursuing research on radiochemistry, and related areas. 

The successful applicant will be appointed in the Department of Radiology, and would carry out research in radiopharmaceutical sciences and radiochemistry. Areas of interests include (but are not limited to) the development of novel radiotracers and probes for imaging and therapeutic applications including radioactive theranostics, innovative radiochemical synthesis methods and technologies, integration of radiochemistry with nanotechology and nanomedicine, applications of radiotracer methodology to basic science and clinical research to study of cancer, brain, heart, diabetes, tissue/organ injury and repair, etc., and the related basic science and diseases/disorders.  Appointees are expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level. 

The University of Chicago is a vibrant center of scientific discovery and innovation, and opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration are abundant, both within and outside the Biological Sciences Division. The Division, other academic units of the University, and the University of Chicago Medical Center, are all contained within one compact campus in Chicago’s Hyde Park. Appointees will have access to state-of-the-art core facilities and to outstanding colleagues and graduate students affiliated with numerous degree-granting programs within and outside the biological sciences. Competitive research space and start-up funding will be available, as will the potential for interactions with our affiliates, Argonne National Laboratory and the Marine Biological Laboratory.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree or equivalent and have completed postdoctoral training by the start of the position. To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/65202.   Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography and a research statement.  Review of complete applications will begin 12 August 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

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