Assistant Professor
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Graduate College | Clinical Research

Rush University Graduate College invites applications for a position at the level of Assistant Professor. 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. The ideal candidate will contribute to, and lead, research in partnership with a lab that uses multifaceted approaches to understand membrane protein trafficking events. Mentoring trainees, grant preparation, writing manuscripts, lab management, and teaching 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.

Interested candidates, please send your CV and cover letter to:

Chloee Avery

Rush University Graduate College

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.

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