Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Biology of Genitourinary Cancer

Location
Illinois, United States
Posted
03 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2020
Ref
69404
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Ben May Department for Cancer Research

Location: Chicago

Description

The University of Chicago's Ben May Department for Cancer Research in the Biological Sciences Division (BSD) is searching for a tenure-track assistant professor pursuing research on mechanistic aspects of prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, or related areas.

In line with strategic development of cancer research at the University of Chicago, the appointee would carry out research in areas such as cancer stem cells, tumor microenvironment, tumor metabolism, tumor microbiome, tumor cell migration/invasion/metastasis, amongst other areas relevant to cancers of the genitourinary system. We expect the appointee will receive a secondary appointment in the Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, be proposed for an appointment in the NCI-designated University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCCCC) (http://cancer.uchicago.edu), and collaborate in multi-disciplinary research with colleagues across the Biological Sciences and Physical Sciences Divisions, the University of Chicago Medical Center and the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering. The appointee will have access to state-of-the-art core facilities and outstanding graduate students affiliated with numerous degree-granting programs in the biological and physical sciences. Equally, the appointee will teach at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree. To be considered, those interested must apply online through the University of Chicago‚Äôs Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications:  http://apply.interfolio.com/69404 . Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae with bibliography, a short summary of research plans, and contact information for three references whose letters must be received via Interfolio. Review of applications will begin Nov 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit http://tiny.cc/InterfolioHelp.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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