Tenure Track Faculty

The Department of Surgery/Burn and Shock Trauma Research Institute, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago

The Department of Surgery/Burn and Shock Trauma Research Institute (BSTRI) at Loyola University Chicago (LUC), Stritch School of Medicine is seeking to recruit one tenure track faculty and invites applications from both basic and clinician scientists. Interested applicants are invited to apply using this link: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/27744.

The faculty in the BSTRI are highly collaborative and maintain a strong federally funded research program in the area of burns, trauma, sepsis, alcohol and wound healing. The institute has a long history of training the next generation of basic and physician scientists and is home to a NIGMS T32 training program. The BSTRI (https://ssom.luc.edu/bsti/), housed within the Department of Surgery (https://ssom.luc.edu/surgery/), is located in the newly constructed state-of-the-art Center for Translational Research and Education (CTRE) at LUC’s Health Sciences Campus.

Interested candidates should submit applications including a curriculum vitae, a statement of accomplishments and future priorities in research, and a brief statement on their commitment to teaching and student mentorship. The candidate should also provide the names and contact information of three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of reference. Review of applications will commence immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to maintain an independent, externally funded research program in the area of tissue injury, immune and inflammation in response to burn/trauma/sepsis and contribute to graduate and medical education.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent and postdoctoral experience with a strong publication record. Established investigators should have a strong history of research productivity and extramural support. Clinically active investigators with 50% commitment to research are encouraged to apply. This is a 12-month faculty appointment, and the rank/tenure will be commensurate with qualifications.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received (and complete). The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2024, or until the position is filled.

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 benefits centered 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.