Department of Medicine - Physician-Scientist Opportunities

Chicago, Illinois
Oct 12, 2017
Position Type

The University of Chicago's Department of Medicine seeks physician scientist applicants at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, for multiple faculty positions; current areas of research emphasis in the department include immunology, inflammation & microbiome; obesity, diabetes, sleep and metabolism; and cancer biology.

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. Academic rank will be commensurate with accomplishments. Appointees will be housed in one of the Sections of the Department of Medicine based on the area of research focus. Applicants must have a doctoral-level degree: e.g., MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent. Those in clinical practice as an integral part of their research or who otherwise plan to maintain their clinical practice must hold or be eligible to hold an Illinois medical license by the start of appointment.

To be considered, those interested must submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement including accomplishments and future plans, and three peer-reviewed publications at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website: Review of applications will continue until all available positions are filled. Direct questions to the Vice Chairs for Research at:

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