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Tenured Full Professor:  Neurology

University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
Aug 21, 2022

Tenured Full Professor: Neurology

The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department Neurology

Position Description

The University of Chicago's Department of Neurology, in collaboration with the Grossman Center for Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior, is searching for a faculty member to hold its Jack Miller Professorship. The appointee will conduct research that seeks a cure for peripheral neuropathy, especially idiopathic peripheral neuropathy, and will have a history of, and currently hold, extramural funding.         

The appointee will lead the Department’s peripheral neuropathy research program and collaborate closely with the members of the Neuromuscular Program in the Department of Neurology, the University’s Neuroscience Institute, and numerous other programs and centers. Other duties will include teaching at the graduate and/or undergraduate level and supervision of students and trainees.

Compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) is dependent upon qualifications. The primary faculty appointment will be in the Department of Neurology with an opportunity for secondary appointments in departments throughout the BSD dependent upon interests and qualifications. We especially welcome applicants who are mid-career and senior-level investigators with leadership skills.

The appointee must qualify for appointment as full professor with tenure. Compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) is dependent on qualifications. 

The University is a vibrant center of scientific discovery and innovation, and opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration are abundant, both within and outside the Biological Sciences Division. The Division, other academic units of the University, and the University of Chicago Medical Center, are all contained within the compact campus in Hyde Park. Appointees will have access to state-of-the-art core facilities and to outstanding colleagues and graduate students affiliated with numerous degree-granting programs within and outside the biological sciences. 

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must have: 1) a PhD in neurosciences, genetics or an equivalent area OR a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) if an MD, hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois and be board certified or eligible in Neurology.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications:

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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