Physician Scientist, Department of Medicine

Illinois, United States
27 May 2020
End of advertisement period
27 Jul 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Medicine

Location: Chicago, IL


The University of Chicago's Department of Medicine is searching for full-time faculty members at any rank. The successful applicants will maintain a productive research program and provide patient care directly. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students. We especially welcome applicants whose research focus is on genetics & genomics, immunology, inflammation & microbiome, obesity, diabetes, sleep & metabolism, or cancer biology. Academic rank, track, and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

Primary appointments will be in the Department of Medicine, although we anticipate that appointees will develop close interactions with other departments, divisions, and institutes at the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, and/or the Marine Biological Laboratory as part of an effort to strengthen and diversify a collegial group that is interested in major questions relevant to the advancement of human health.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, and 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography, cover letter, and research statement.

For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit