Research Associate (Assistant Professor)
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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 9/1/2017
University of Chicago
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME) is an 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 is seeking an outstanding candidate to work as a Research Associate (Assistant Professor). This is a non-tenure-track position, which may be renewed year-to-year based on funding. The primary activity of the Research Associate is to conduct academic research in association with IME and other collaborative research teams at the University. Research will be focused on lymphatic physiology and biology, particularly as it applies to cancer biology and immune regulation, with a strong intravital imaging component. The successful candidate will:
- Oversee the development, implementation and progress of multiple research projects. Collaborate with other research laboratories as necessary.
- Seek and secure funding for the research projects.
- Oversee the operations of the research laboratory.
- Develop, monitor, and control research budget. Establish goals, operating procedures, practices and guidelines. Investigate, modify and apply new procedures and techniques.
- Teach and train researchers and research support staff.
- The successful candidate will have extensive experience and publication record in microvascular and lymphatic physiology and biology, in small animal procedures and intravital imaging, and cancer biology. A PhD in a relevant area as well as several years' postdoctoral research experience is required.
Interested applicants must apply online and must attach electronic copies of a curriculum vitae, a short summary of research interests, and the name and contact information for three (3) references.
To apply, please visit the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website, https//academiccareers.uchicago.edu/ and requisition number 03096
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