Assistant (with K or R type NIH grant(s), or equivalent), Associate or Full Professor

UIC College of Medicine

  • Academic Faculty - Non Tenure
  • Academic Faculty - Tenured
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, at the University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC), is seeking outstanding candidates for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant (with K or R type NIH grant(s), or equivalent), Associate or Full Professor levels. Applicants should be creative and collaborative scientists pursuing fundamental and/or translational research relating to host responses to infection as they pertain to immunological, microbial or viral pathogenesis.  Applicants should be utilizing state-of-the-art approaches, including but not limited to genomics, molecular genetics, cell biology, imaging, bioinformatics and/or animal models. Ideal applicants are expected to have an established research program with extramural funding and a strong publication record and should be committed to teaching graduate and medical students. UIC offers an intellectually exciting, collegial and supportive environment with robust graduate, MSTP and post-doctoral programs and extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary and interdepartmental collaboration. Resources include outstanding core facilities for DNA/RNA sequencing and genomics, imaging, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, structural analyses and automated drug screening. Facilities supporting BSL-3 and ABSL3 pathogen research are operational within the department and college. UIC is a public tier 1 research institution and a federally designated minority serving institution. UIC, the College of Medicine, and the department are committed to enriching faculty diversity through recruiting and development. The College of Medicine is part of the University of Illinois campus situated in Chicago, a uniquely cosmopolitan and global city. Additional information can be found at

To apply, please visit: and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of your research program (no more than 3 pages) and the names and contact information for three references. For fullest consideration, the application must be received by July 6, 2022. For questions related to the position or for any technical assistance, please contact Karen Righeimer (

The University of Illinois, Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 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.

Education Requirement:
University of Illinois at Chicago
Microbiology and Immunology
835 South Wolcott Avenue
Chicago , IL 60612
Karen Righeimer,