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Assistant or Associate Professor - Cancer Biology, Tenure Track

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Assistant or Associate Professor - Cancer Biology, Tenure Track

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Assistant or Associate Professor - Cancer Biology, Tenure Track

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University Faculty

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Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

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Dept of Cancer Biology (06311A)

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Is this split and/or fully grant funded?

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The Department of Cancer Biology at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine ( SSOM ) invites applications from basic and physician scientists for a tenure-track position at the ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE Professor level. We seek innovators to advance cancer-focused studies that are foundational and encourage collaborations with cancer biology and the health science campus faculty. We are looking to recruit tenure-track research faculty to join our Department of Cancer Biology whose research efforts align with ongoing research at the Cancer Center in the areas of cancer signaling and gene regulation, cancer progression, therapy resistance, and tumor immunology. Departmental research areas, resources, and facilities are described here:

The Stritch School of Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, and the Department of Cancer Biology are strongly collaborative research environments with substantial core facilities and integrated graduate education programs. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an independent extramurally-funded research program and contribute to our graduate and medical education training. Candidates must have a PhD, MD/PhD, or MD degree and a strong publication record. Extramural research support is preferred but not required.


Candidates should have a PhD, MD/PhD or MD degree, a strong publication record and current extramural research support.

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Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD degree and a strong publication record. Loyola University Chicago values and is committed to fostering a culture of equal opportunity for all persons. We strongly encourage underrepresented minorities and women candidates to apply. LUC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Review of applications will commence immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates are required to complete an online application including the submission of CV, cover letter, teaching statement, research statement, and contact information for at least 3 references.

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Diversity and Inclusion Statement

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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  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
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