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Hematology/Oncology - Pathways to Independence Instructor Appointments

University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Closing date
Oct 16, 2022

Job Details

The University of Chicago’s Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology, invites applications from MD (or foreign equivalent) physician-scientists who aspire to conduct independent research in an academic faculty position.  Each Pathways to Independence Instructor will conduct a program of mentored research based on qualifications, training, academic interests, and mentor.  Appointment will be made at the faculty rank of Instructor for up to two years for the initial appointment and for no more than four years total.  Appointees will be encouraged to apply for national career development awards.

Appointees are eligible to become Elwood V. Jensen Scholars, who receive additional salary and research seed support for research that informs innovations in cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.  The Jensen Scholars program is designed to grow the next generation of leaders in oncology research.  

By the start of appointment, applicants must have completed clinical training, be board eligible/board certified in their field, hold a permanent Illinois medical license, and have been granted University of Chicago Medical Center medical staff privileges. Physician-scientists typically will have at least 75% protected time for research for the duration of the appointment. 

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: CV including bibliography, research statement (suggested length, 1-3 pages), and the names and contact information of three references.  Review of applications will continue until all slots are filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We 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

The 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 773-834-3988 or email with their request.



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