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Research Assistant Professor, Dr. Ji Lab

Employer
Loyola University Chicago
Location
Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

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Faculty Jobs
Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Research Assistant Professor - Dr. Ji Lab

Position Title:

Research Assistant Professor, Dr. Ji Lab

Job Category:

University Faculty

Job Type:

Full-Time

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Campus:

Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

Location Code:

SURGERY (06740A)

Department Name:

SURGERY

Is this split and/or fully grant funded? :

Yes

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Ji Lab at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) focuses on regenerative niches for the remodeling of injured lungs. LUC Medical Campus is widely recognized for its exceptional, innovative, and collaborative research environment, and is investing significant resources in expanding interdisciplinary research in the computational, genomic, cellular, and molecular bases of pulmonary diseases. The Ji Lab is dedicated to applying state-of-the-art computational strategies to identify new molecular endotypes, biomarkers, and microbiota of acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The lab is located in the LUC Medical Campus, a suburban area of west Chicago, the third largest city in the USA. Three positions are available immediately ranked from Assistant Professor to postdoctoral research associate based on experience and expertise. The individuals will identify and implement computational solutions, stem cell biology, bioinformatics, and biostatistics to ARDS (COVID-19) and sarcoidosis (lung cancer). They will be responsible for taking on highly interdisciplinary projects and key functions in this endeavor, including applying state-of-the-art techniques for basic and advanced analysis of both clinical and omics data. The ideal candidates will be highly motivated, well organized, manage time effectively, and can work independently as well as part of a team.

Qualifications:

Required: Doctoral Degree (MD or PhD)
Molecular Biology, Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Immunology, other biomedical sciences.

Physical Demands:

Standing, Repetitive Motions

Working Conditions:

Animals

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience:

Required: Doctoral Degree (MD or PhD)
Molecular Biology, Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Immunology, other biomedical sciences.

Open Date:

01/20/2023

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Loyola requires all Health Sciences Campus Faculty and Staff to be vaccinated with the original COVID-19 and Flu vaccines when eligible. An exemption for a qualified medical or religious reason may be submitted for review/approval.If you are invited for an on-campus interview for a Position that is based at the Health Sciences Campus, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination of the original COVID-19 vaccine OR a negative COVID-19 test results no more than 48 hours prior to arriving on campus. PCR or rapid antigen test results are acceptable.

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 benefitscentered 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.

Quick Link for Posting:

https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/23429

Job Number:

8550520

Organizational Location:

HEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUS

Number of Vacancies:

1

Desired Start Date:

03/01/2023

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Organization

Working at Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic University and the only one located in Chicago. Shaped by our city and our Jesuit traditions, Loyola University Chicago offers students an educational environment unmatched for its diversity of thought and experience.

Loyola University Chicago comprises four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to eleven schools and colleges: Arrupe College, Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, and Graduate School. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois.

With three campuses spread throughout the greater Chicago area, students have access to hundreds of cultural institutions as well as thousands of internships and networking opportunities with the city's Fortune 500 companies. Study-abroad programs at our Rome and Beijing Centers provide engagement with the global community and economy.

While rigorous programs of research and study are one hallmark of a Jesuit education, we're not just preparing students for a career, we're preparing them for life. We challenge our students to learn broadly, to think critically, to serve generously, to lead with integrity, to respect diversity. We come from all faiths and ethnic and economic backgrounds, with a common purpose of building a better society.

Recognizing Loyola’s excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications, and named the University a "best value" in its 2008 rankings.

Our faculty take a person-centered approach to education. They’re not just here to teach students what they know, they’re here to teach them to think critically and creatively and to reach for their own discoveries.

More facts about Loyola University Chicago:

  • Total enrollment: 15,902
  • 80+ undergraduate majors and 80+ minors
  • 140+ graduate, professional, and graduate-level certificate programs
  • More than 4,000 faculty and staff members 
  • 14:1 Undergraduate student/faculty ratio 
  • 150,000 alumni; 85,000 in Chicago 
  • One of only eight percent of all American colleges and universities to have a Phi Beta Kappa honor society chapter

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