Chair, Microbiology & Immunology

Chicago, IL, USA
Aug 17, 2018
Sep 01, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
# Position Summary Information

## Job Description Summary

The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is seeking an academic leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Director of the H.M. Bligh Cancer Research Laboratories. For additional information about the University and the Department please visit our website:

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, a description of academic vision/administrative style, and the names of 4 references, via e-mail as a single pdf to the chair of the search committee at:

All full-time faculty members employed by RFUMS are expected to engage in activities that are considered core to their primary role as a faculty member. These activities may include teaching, scholarly activity, and service.
Teaching responsibilities vary and may include:

* Direct instruction

* Curriculum management

* Assessment

* Advising and mentoring for students

Scholarly activities vary and may include:

* Original scholarship

* Grant procurement

* Research mentoring

Service activities vary and may include internal and external contributions through:

* Committees

* Contributions to the profession

* Recruitment

* Direct patient care

Scholarly activities and/or clinical activities are negotiated and determined at the department level and are primarily based upon the faculty track.

## Essential Duties & Responsibilities

This individual will be responsible for the continued advancement of the research, educational, and service activities of the department, as well as the continued development of collaborations throughout the university. Resources are available for the continued development of the department, including recruitment of new faculty. Ample collaborative opportunities exist with other departments and schools within RFUMS. The department is actively engaged in teaching students in both the Medical School and the basic sciences Interdisciplinary Graduate Program.

## Required Education & Experience

Applicants must have a PhD, MD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree and be eligible for the rank of full Professor with tenure.

Candidates should have extensive research accomplishments and substantial research support, have proven leadership ability, have an established record of training students and postdoctoral fellows, and be interested in leading the Department in the above areas.

*An official transcript for the highest degree earned and also the highest clinical degree earned, if different and relevant to the position will be required.

## Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to investigators with research programs in tumor immunology, viral oncology, or cancer-related inflammation.

## Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

*Position Title:* Chair, Microbiology & Immunology

*Department:* Microbiology and Immunology

*Employment Group:* Faculty

*FLSA:* Exempt

*Full Time or Part Time:* Full Time

*Temporary?:* No

*Site Location:* RFUMS Main Campus (MAIN)

*Grant Funded:* No

*Open Date:* 06/15/2017

*Open Until Filled:* Yes

*PeopleAdmin Posting Number:* 20111031