Professor, Immunoengineering 9/16/2016

University of Chicago Chicago, IL

Company
University of Chicago
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
03107
AJE Ref #
576197506
Location
Chicago, IL
Job Type
Temporary

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME) is a unique interdisciplinary institute launched by the University of Chicago in 2011 with the aim of translating molecular-level science into technological solutions with potential societal impact in health care, energy, environmental sustainability and information technology. An independent unit within the university, IME is also affiliated with Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and joint appointment is encouraged when appropriate.

IME invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Professor in the field of Immunoengineering to candidates working in translational immunoengineering, and to those applying computational and experimental engineering approaches addressed to basic questions in immunology. The position is offered in a rich environment of biomolecular and materials science, immunology, and cancer immunology and interactions with academic units that include the Committee on Immunology, the Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology and the Ben May Department for Cancer Research (benmay.uchicago.edu). All candidates must have a doctoral degree in a relevant field of study and have an outstanding research record. Successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain a strong research program and to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

To apply, please visit the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/. The review of the applications will start on November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are required to upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a statement of research interests. In addition, candidates are requested to provide the names and contact information for three references, who will be contacted separately for letters of recommendation. To be considered for a position at the rank of Professor, please apply to Requisition #03107.

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 at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.