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Biological Sciences Division Pathways to Independence Instructor Appointments BSD006c

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The University of Chicago
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Biological Sciences Division Pathways to Independence Instructor Appointments BSD006c

Biological Sciences Division
Position Type: Faculty

Chicago, IL

Aug 24, 2022


Description

The University of Chicago's Biological Sciences Division (BSD) invites applications from PhDs and MDs (or foreign equivalents) who aspire to conduct independent research in an academic faculty position.  Each Pathways to Independence Instructor will conduct a program of mentored research based on qualifications, training, academic interests, and choice of mentor.  Appointment will be made at the faculty rank of Instructor for up to two years for the initial appointment and for no more than four years total in an appropriate academic department of the BSD. Appointees are eligible to apply for support by institutional career development awards or other similar funding opportunities and will be encouraged to apply for national career development awards. We especially welcome applicants whose research goals match well to those of our faculty.

By the start of appointment, basic scientists must have completed postdoctoral training. By the start of appointment, physician-scientists must have completed clinical training, be board eligible/board certified in their field, hold a permanent Illinois medical license, and have been granted University of Chicago Medical Center medical staff privileges. Physician-scientists typically will have at least 75% protected time for research for the duration of the appointment.
To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/112263 .   Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography, research statement (suggested length, 1-3 pages), and the names and contact information of three references.  Review of applications will continue until all slots are filled.
For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit http://tiny.cc/InterfolioHelp .


We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity .

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination .

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.


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The University of Chicago 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.


For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877) 997-8807.


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