Research Assistant Professor – Department of Ophthalmology
Loyola University Chicago
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 15247
Job Description Summary:
Loyola University Chicago is seeking a Research Assistant Professor to perform research activities related to work investigating the pathophysiology and microbiome of severe ocular surface disease under the supervision of Dr. Charles Bouchard.
PhD in bioinformatics, genomics, microbiology, or immunology plus 3-5 years related experience. Prior experience must include bioinformatics, genomics, gene expression analysis, pharmacogenomics, microbiome techniques, biomarkers, clinical research experience, grant writing, creative problem solving with high quality recommendations from past collaborators.
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. 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. 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. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.