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BIOS hiring neuroscience faculty member

The Department of Biological Sciences is now accepting applications for an open Assistant Professor, Neuroscience position. All who are interested can apply at this link.

University of Illinois at Chicago
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC is one of the nation’s leading research universities. Numerous opportunities exist for collaborative research in biological sciences across disciplines at UIC and with colleagues and institutions throughout the Chicago region. Final authorization of the positions is subject to availability of funding.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program, and teach in the department’s undergraduate and graduate level programs. Applicants working in all areas of Neuroscience will be considered with preference given to individuals using state-of-the-art cross disciplinary approaches incorporating molecular, genetic/genomic, computational, or quantitative methods. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary scientific community on the UIC campus and the Chicago area, as a member of a diverse department investigating a broad range of areas in biology, supported by excellent facilities and resources. The ideal research program would synergize with existing strengths within the Department as well as campus-wide neuroscience initiatives (Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience, Graduate Program in Neuroscience

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree, with postdoctoral experience strongly preferred, and a demonstrated record of research accomplishments.

October 6, 2017

To receive full consideration, candidates must complete an on-line application including the names and email addresses of three references and submit a CV, research and teaching statements, at  by October 6, 2017.  Questions should be directed to Jacquelyn DeLaurentis at

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.