Basic or Translational Scientist

Basic or Translational Scientist – Research Faculty in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Cancer Center – Metabolomics The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyPosition DescriptionThe University of Chicago’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in partnership with the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCCCC), is seeking a tenured or tenure-track faculty member focused on the role of metabolism in cancer. The appointee will establish a robust research program centered around any aspect of metabolism that plays an important role in cancer. Academic rank and tenure status will be dependent on qualifications. Additional responsibilities include teaching and supervision of students (undergraduate, graduate, medical) and/or housestaff and fellows.The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the UCCCC bring together world renowned clinicians and scientists who are focused on conquering cancer and related diseases. The appointee will have access to state-of-the-art core facilities and to outstanding colleagues and graduate students affiliated with numerous degree-granting programs within the BSD. Members of the UCCCC collaborate widely across the BSD, with other Divisions, Schools, and Institutes at the University of Chicago, and with researchers at Argonne National Laboratory and the Marine Biological Laboratory. Competitive research space and start-up funding will be available. We pride ourselves on career development and provide resources and mentoring support to ensure the success of our faculty members.Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must have: 1) a PhD or equivalent in molecular biology or related discipline, or a medical doctorate or equivalent, and 2) completed postdoctoral training (if the applicant holds a PhD or equivalent).To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography, cover letter, contact information for three references, a research statement that includes a summary of past research accomplishments and future research plans, and a teaching statement [which may also include the candidate’s experience in teaching diverse students, if applicable. (The University’s Diversity Statement can be found at]. Review of complete applications will continue until the position is filled.Equal Employment Opportunity StatementWe seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.