Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Track

Loyola University-Chicago
February 28, 2023
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Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Track

Position Title Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus Location Code PHARMACOLOGY (06230A) Department Name PHARMACOLOGY Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Duties and Responsibilities

1) Develop an internationally recognized, extramurally funded research program

2) Contribute to graduate education in the Pharmacology and Neuroscience PhD, MS/MBA and MS programs

3) Mentor PhD, MS, and BS level trainees to conduct high-quality, ethically sound research

4) Provide service to the LUC and Stritch School of Medicine research and education community

5) Cultivate a culture of equitable inclusion


The Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Neuroscience (MPN) in the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago invites applications for tenure-track Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor faculty positions. Candidates performing all neuroscience-related research are encouraged to apply, particularly those that complement existing department research programs in neuropharmacology, gut microbiota-brain interactions, neurodevelopment, nanoparticles, drug delivery, neurodegeneration, neuropsychiatric diseases, neural control of cardiovascular function, and exosome biology. The MPN department is undergoing an expansion period, with several rounds of faculty hiring planned. As such, newly hired faculty will have the opportunity to help shape the future research focus areas of the department. Successful candidates will be provided with a strong start-up package, modern laboratory space, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive health and retirement benefit structure. New MPN faculty will be expected to develop an extramurally funded research program and contribute to the graduate education mission of the MPN department.

Located on the LUC Health Sciences Campus (HSC) in Maywood, Illinois just 10 miles from downtown Chicago, the MPN department is housed within the Center for Translational Research and Education (CTRE). The CTRE was built in 2016 and, along with the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, and the Parkinson School of Public Health, is home to over 70 tenure-track faculty members with active research programs. As a member of the vibrant biomedical community of the greater Chicago area, the LUC HSC is not only well-equipped to grow research programs from within, but also ideally situated to build collaborative networks.

As the first medical school in the country to accept DACA students, diversity is at the core of our strategic plan. LUC is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in social, racial, and ethnic backgrounds, as well as religion, gender, sexual orientation, and philosophical outlooks. LUC promotes a healthy work-life balance and provides support for its faculty.

Required Qualifications:

The tenure-track faculty position in the MPN department requires a PhD in Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Biomedical Research, or a related subject area.

Desired Qualifications:

It is anticipated that candidates at the Assistant Professor level will have obtained federal or private career development funding, while Associate and Full professors will hold active R01 (or equivalent) level funding.

Review of applications will begin as soon as completed applications are received and will continue until the positions are filled. Priority will be given to completed applications received by February 28, 2023. Reference letters will only be requested from candidates who advance in the interview process.

Physical Demands Lifting, Carrying, Standing, Repetitive Motions Working Conditions Animals Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

The tenure-track faculty position in the MPN department requires a PhD in Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Biomedical Research, or a related subject area. A minimum of two years of postdoctoral experience; a strong publication record; demonstrated excellence in teaching; outstanding leadership skills

Open Date 01/11/2023 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Following items are required: 1) Cover Letter

2) Curriculum vitae

3) Research Statement describing the applicant's current research, future research plans, and funding history (2 pages)

4) Teaching Philosophy (1 page)

5) Statement describing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

6) Contact information for three professional references

Please send questions to Dr. Gonzalo Torres at [email protected]

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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  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research Statement
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