Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Mechanistic Aspects of Prostate Cancer or Related Areas
The University of Chicago's Ben May Department for Cancer Research is searching for a tenure-track Assistant Professor pursuing research on mechanistic aspects of prostate cancer or related areas. In line with strategic development of cancer research at the University of Chicago, the appointee would carry out research in areas such as tumor cell migration/invasion, metastasis, cancer stem cells, tumor microenvironment, DNA repair, drug resistance mechanisms, among other areas relevant to prostate cancer.
We expect the appointee will receive a secondary appointment in the Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, be proposed for an appointment in the NCI-designated University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCCCC) (http://cancer.uchicago.edu), and collaborate in multi-disciplinary research with colleagues across the Biological Sciences and Physical Sciences Divisions, the University of Chicago Medical Center and the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering. The appointee will have access to state-of-the-art core facilities and outstanding graduate students affiliated with numerous degree-granting programs in the biological and physical sciences. The appointee will teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must have a doctoral degree or equivalent. To be considered, those interested must apply online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/98164. Applicants must upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae with bibliography, contact information for three references, a short summary of research plans, and a teaching statement [which may also include the candidate’s experience in teaching diverse students, if applicable (The University’s Diversity Statement can be found at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity)]. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
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