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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, Illinois
competitive salary and start-up package
Closing date
Jan 30, 2022

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Assistant Professor Tenure Track Appointment

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science / Chicago Medical School


The Center for Genetic Diseases at the Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

New members of the Center will join a highly successful and collaborative group of investigators that applies diverse approaches to better understand and treat disease. ( The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent, extramurally funded research program that complements or extends the Center's current strengths in the molecular basis of disease. The Center encourages applications from individuals that incorporate novel, cutting-edge approaches to studying genetic diseases at the basic science, translational or clinical levels.

Faculty in the Center for Genetic Diseases will have an academic appointment in the Discipline of Physiology and Biophysics or Cell Biology and Anatomy and will contribute to teaching in the medical and graduate programs, including mentoring of graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and other trainees. Start-up packages and salary are competitive and commensurate with experience.

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Please include a curriculum vitae, a research statement that includes prior research accomplishments and future plans, and contact information for three references with your application. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS) is a graduate-level health sciences university situated on an 85-acre campus in North Chicago, IL. The Chicago Medical School (CMS) at RFUMS is one of six medical schools in the Chicago metro area, and offers extensive opportunities for collaboration with other scientists in the region. The medical school is committed to growing the research mission. As a part of this commitment, CMS has recently established six Centers of Excellence, which occupy the new 100,000 sq. ft. Innovation and Research Park. This facility is designed to promote collaboration among academic scientists and industry partners to accelerate clinically-relevant and translational research. The medical school has also initiated a new hiring phase, anticipated to include up to 10 tenure track positions over the next five years.


Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is dedicated to creating and fostering a diverse academic environment. We are especially seeking and encouraging nominations and applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their respective fields, and others who would enrich and add unique perspectives to the University.

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