The University of Chicago's Department of Neurology, in collaboration with the Grossman Center for Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior, is searching for a faculty member to hold its Jack Miller Professorship. The appointee will conduct research that seeks a cure for peripheral neuropathy, especially idiopathic peripheral neuropathy, and will have a history of, and currently hold, extramural funding.
The appointee will lead the Department's peripheral neuropathy research program and collaborate closely with the members of the Neuromuscular Program in the Department of Neurology, the University's Neuroscience Institute, and numerous other programs and centers. Other duties will include teaching at the graduate and/or undergraduate level and supervision of students and trainees.
Compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) is dependent upon qualifications. The primary faculty appointment will be in the Department of Neurology with an opportunity for secondary appointments in departments throughout the BSD dependent upon interests and qualifications. We especially welcome applicants who are mid-career and senior-level investigators with leadership skills.
The appointee must qualify for appointment as full professor with tenure. Compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) is dependent on qualifications.
The University is a vibrant center of scientific discovery and innovation, and opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration are abundant, both within and outside the Biological Sciences Division. The Division, other academic units of the University, and the University of Chicago Medical Center, are all contained within the compact campus in Hyde Park. Appointees will have access to state-of-the-art core facilities and to outstanding colleagues and graduate students affiliated with numerous degree-granting programs within and outside the biological sciences.
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must have: 1) a PhD in neurosciences, genetics or an equivalent area OR a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) if an MD, hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois and be board certified or eligible in Neurology.
To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago, Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/106895.
Applicants must upload: a cover letter, a CV including bibliography, contact information for three references, a research statement that outlines research goals and highlights up to three selected publications, and a teaching statement [which may also include the candidate's experience in teaching diverse students, if applicable (The University's Diversity Statement can be found at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity)]. Each statement should be less than three pages in length. Review of complete applications will start July 1, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.
For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit http://tiny.cc/InterfolioHelp.
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