The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for an assistant professor, tenure-track or not depending on the individual and invites applications. We seek applicants pursuing research on pediatric infectious diseases. We especially welcome applicants with training in immunology as well as laboratory experience in T-cell-related work, and/or expertise in germinal centers and related areas. At The University of Chicago, we are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. 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 one compact campus in Chicago's 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. Competitive research space and start-up funding will be available, as will the potential for interactions with our affiliates, Argonne National Laboratory and the Marine Biological Laboratory.The successful applicant will contribute to scholarship, medical education and patient care and join a vibrant, diverse, and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and learners in UChicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the University of Chicago and its affiliates. A tradition of excellence in patient care, basic, clinical, and translational sciences, combined with the strengths of one of the world's top academic institutions provides the foundation for a career as an academic physician. The Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases currently has six attendings. The primary responsibility of this role is scholarly activity. Additional responsibilities may include clinical coverage of the inpatient consultation service and an outpatient clinic. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students. Compensation, including a generous package of fringe benefits, is dependent upon qualifications. Applicants must: 1) have a doctoral degree or equivalent in the biological sciences, such as immunology, biology or microbiology, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be board certified or eligible in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. To be considered, those interested must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website: academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55947. Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae with bibliography, a statement on past and prospective research, and contact information for 3 references. Review of complete applications will continue until the position is filled.
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