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Research Assistant Professor - Dr. Ji Lab

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Research Assistant Professor - Dr. Ji Lab

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Research Assistant Professor, Dr. Ji Lab

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Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

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SURGERY (06740A)

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Is this split and/or fully grant funded?

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The Ji Lab at Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ) focuses on regenerative niches for the remodeling of injured lungs. LUC Medical Campus is widely recognized for its exceptional, innovative, and collaborative research environment, and is investing significant resources in expanding interdisciplinary research in the computational, genomic, cellular, and molecular bases of pulmonary diseases. The Ji Lab is dedicated to applying state-of-the-art computational strategies to identify new molecular endotypes, biomarkers, and microbiota of acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome ( ARDS ). The lab is located in the LUC Medical Campus, a suburban area of west Chicago, the third largest city in the USA . Three positions are available immediately ranked from Assistant Professor to postdoctoral research associate based on experience and expertise. The individuals will identify and implement computational solutions, stem cell biology, bioinformatics, and biostatistics to ARDS ( COVID -19) and sarcoidosis (lung cancer). They will be responsible for taking on highly interdisciplinary projects and key functions in this endeavor, including applying state-of-the-art techniques for basic and advanced analysis of both clinical and omics data. The ideal candidates will be highly motivated, well organized, manage time effectively, and can work independently as well as part of a team.


Required: Doctoral Degree (MD or PhD)
Molecular Biology, Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Immunology, other biomedical sciences.

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Standing, Repetitive Motions

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Required: Doctoral Degree (MD or PhD)
Molecular Biology, Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Immunology, other biomedical sciences.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Loyola requires all Health Sciences Campus Faculty and Staff to be vaccinated with the original COVID -19 and Flu vaccines when eligible. An exemption for a qualified medical or religious reason may be submitted for review/approval.

If you are invited for an on-campus interview for a Position that is based at the Health Sciences Campus, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination of the original COVID -19 vaccine OR a negative COVID -19 test results no more than 48 hours prior to arriving on campus. PCR or rapid antigen test results are acceptable.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

As one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, Loyola University Chicago fosters a transformative cultural experience that honors diversity, equity, and inclusion . We are committed to not only recruiting, but also retaining a diverse, mission driven workforce and enabling a culture of inclusiveness in an environment that values service excellence, stewardship, personal well-being, and professional development for all of our employees. Loyola University Chicago supports its staff and faculty with a wide array of affordable, comprehensive and competitive benefits centered on health and wellness, financial security, equity, and work-life balance. We actively seek those who wish to join our faculty, staff, and students in a community of diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds supporting our Jesuit mission and striving toward the same goal of being persons for and with others.

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