Tenure Track Faculty Position

Close suburb of Chicago.
Salary will commensurate with experience.
October 10 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

 Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology

Loyola University Chicago-Stritch School of Medicine

The Department of Cancer Biology at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) invites applications from both basic and physician scientists for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor.  We seek innovators to advance cancer-focused studies that can integrate both foundational and clinical investigations as part of Loyola University Chicago’s initiative to significantly expand its nationally recognized cancer programs in partnership with Trinity Health. We are looking to recruit tenure-track research faculty to join our newly created Department of Cancer Biology, whose research efforts will integrate with our clinical oncology strengths in the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center and laboratory research programs in the areas of Cancer Immunotherapy, Cancer Signaling, and Cancer Epigenetics & Gene Regulation.  Complementary research areas might include investigations focused on oncologic processes and mechanisms, cancer cause and/or prevention and therapeutic discovery. Departmental research areas, resources, and facilities are described here: https://ssom.luc.edu/oncology_institute/

The Stritch School of Medicine is a strongly collaborative research environment with substantial core facilities and integrated graduate education programs. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an independent extramurally funded research program and contribute to our graduate and medical education training.  Candidates must have a PhD, MD/PhD or MD degree and a strong publication record. Review of applications will commence immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Preference will be given to candidates with extramural funding. Interested candidates are required to complete an online application including the submission of CV, cover letter, and contact information for at least 3 references. Please use the following link to apply: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/12471

Loyola University Chicago values and is committed to fostering a culture of equal opportunity for all persons. We strongly encourage under-represented minorities and women candidates to apply. LUC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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