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Faculty - Open Rank

The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Oct 16, 2022

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Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Computational Biology, Neuroscience
Position Type
Full Time
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Instructional Professors in Neuroscience, Biochemistry and Computational Biology


The Neuroscience Institute and the Biological Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago are accepting applications for two open rank Instructional Professor positions pending budgetary approval. These are full-time teaching positions beginning on or after January 1, 2023.  The appointment will be for an initial term of at least two years with reappointment and progression possible following review.

 Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate neuroscience and/or biological science courses. Additional duties include, hiring, training, and supervising teaching assistants. Instructional Professors of all ranks are required to engage in regular professional development.


Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline in hand prior to start date and at least one year of teaching university level lectures and/or laboratory courses. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in neuroscience, biochemistry, and/or computational biology. 

Application Instructions

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio website at .  The required application materials are: 1) cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement; 4) a sample course syllabus; 5) course evaluations or evidence of past teaching performance; 6) the names and contact information for three references

Review of applications will begin on September 19, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled or the search is closed.

The positions will be part of the Service Employees International Union. 

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email with their request.

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