Kamerling Endowed Chair in Department of Pharmacology & Regenerative Medicine

Chicago, Illinois
Salary will commensurate with experience
May 11 2021
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The University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago invites outstanding candidates to apply for an endowed chair position at the rank of full professor in the field of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. The Department of Pharmacology & Regenerative Medicine ranks among the top pharmacology departments in NIH funding.  The department has a vibrant research and training community, as well as a deeply ingrained culture of collaboration.

We seek an exceptional candidate with a dynamic research program, considerable research support, and ability to provide leadership for NIH programmatic function.  This individual, while working with other faculty, is also expected to develop a vision for the regenerative medicine research programs in the department and contribute to their vitality. Candidates should have current NIH funding and have demonstrated leadership in the field. All candidates should have a PhD and/or MD degree, as well as an outstanding publication record in one or more of these areas: 1) biology of adult or pluripotent stem cells 2) signaling mechanisms underlying differentiation, self-renewal or regeneration; 3) genome editing approaches in stem cells or tissue repair; 4) reprogramming or lineage conversion to enhance regeneration or 5) genetic lineage tracing and regulation of endogenous stem cells. The position comes with ample resources.

Please submit a PDF file including curriculum vitae, summary of plan for developing an interdisciplinary research, and names and e-mail contacts for three references via: ydong4@uic.edu addressed to Dr. A. B. Malik, Head of Stem Cell Search Committee.


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

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