Assistant Professor


Rush University Graduate College invites applications for a position at the level of non-tenure track Assistant Professor. The ideal candidate will contribute to, and lead, research in a lab that uses multifaceted approaches to understand membrane protein trafficking events (e.g. Exp Cell Res. 372:1-15, 2018). The candidate will have been actively engaged in cutting-edge laboratory research in an area of cell biology/biochemistry with potential relevance to cancer biology or neuroscience. Contributing to research by mentoring trainees, performing experiments, analyzing data, grant preparation, writing manuscripts, and lab management are all aspects of this position.

The successful candidate will have will have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees with postdoctoral training. Substantial laboratory and manuscript/grant writing experience are required, as is evidence of scientific rigor, creativity, and originality. Must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as the ability to interact with a range of personnel including faculty, students, and support staff.

The salary range is competitive and is based on applicant’s qualifications.

For consideration please send a single PDF containing your cover letter, CV, brief description of research accomplishments, as well as names and contact information of three references to:

Chloee Avery

Rush University Graduate College


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Opportunity Criteria

  • Specialty

    Clinical Research

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Rush is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

More about Rush University Medical Center:

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus.

Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.

Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018–2019 “America's Best Hospitals” issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall.

Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2018.

Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status—the highest honor in nursing—and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation.

Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals—and 15 major teaching hospitals—four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics.

The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that advocates for equality for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer/questioning named Rush University Medical Center a leader in LGBT Health Equality for the tenth consecutive year.

Marisol Vega

Marisol Vega

Faculty Recruiter

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