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The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Surgery

Position Description


The University of Chicago's Department of Surgery invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor in the area of biomechanics and morphoelastic modeling. The appointee's primary activity will be to conduct academic research in association with a faculty member or team.  The appointee will also focus on developing an independent research program and funding streams with the potential to build a computational core facility. The research will involve using finite element analysis for solid mechanical modeling.

Applicants must have: 1) a doctoral degree or equivalent in physics, applied mathematics, engineering, or related field, and 2) completed post-doctoral training prior to the start of employment.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography and a cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.  

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 773-702-1032 or email with their request.

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