Research Assistant Professor – Hematology/Oncology

Chicago, Illinois
Nov 02, 2020
Position Type

The University of Chicago's Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology, David and Etta Jonas Center for Cellular Therapy is searching for a Research Assistant Professor who will contribute to a research project on CAR T-cell therapy. The appointee’s primary activity will be to conduct academic research in association with a faculty member or team. The appointee will join a group of researchers who are cancer immunologists and cellular therapists focused on understanding mechanisms associated with CAR T-cell failure in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The appointee will complement these existing areas of strength, and have expertise in molecular biology, experimental design, and execution cancer biology and/or immunology. We especially welcome applicants with expertise in cancer biology and/or immunology.

Applicants must have 1) a doctoral degree or equivalent in Molecular or cancer biology, biochemistry, immunology, or related disciplines, and 2) completed postdoctoral training prior to the start of employment.

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. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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