DeLaurentis, Jacquelyn Marie jdelaur at uic.edu
Fri Sep 22 14:05:48 MDT 2017

Can you please post the following job ad?


University of Illinois at Chicago 


The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts &
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 position is
subject to availability of funding.


We seek to hire a rising star who investigates the genetic mechanisms
underlying short-term ecological and/or long-term evolutionary responses of
organisms to their environment. The ideal candidate will study evolutionary,
ecological, and/or community processes using bioinformatic or genomic
approaches, which might include, but are not limited to, metagenomics,
transcriptomics, or comparative genomics. Research expertise might encompass
any level of biological hierarchy, ecological scale, or organismal group.
Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally
funded research program. Commitment to teaching excellence in the graduate
and undergraduate programs is expected. 

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. Resources include outstanding core facilities for
high performance computing, high-throughput DNA/RNA sequencing, imaging,
mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, structural analyses, and automated


Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree, with postdoctoral experience and a
demonstrated record of research accomplishments. Ability to teach
microbiology is preferred.


To receive full consideration, candidates must complete an on-line
application, including the names and email addresses of three references,
and submit a CV and statements of research and teaching interests, at
by October 20, 2017. Questions should be directed to Jacquelyn DeLaurentis
at jdelaur at uic.edu <mailto:jdelaur at uic.edu> . 


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.



Jacquelyn DeLaurentis

Human Resource Associate

University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Biological Sciences

845 W Taylor St, Room 3238  (M/C 066)

Chicago, IL 60607

(312) 996-2213| Fax:(312)413-3277 

 <mailto:jdelaur at uic.edu> jdelaur at uic.edu


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