Social Scientist - Research Faculty in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - #OBG063

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS


Posted: 31-Aug-23

Location: Chicago, IL

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 131058

The University of Chicago's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking a social scientist focused on translational research, psychometrics, and patient-reported outcomes research who will qualify for appointment as a full professor. The ideal candidate will have training and expertise in implementing clinical assessment approaches, which can improve patient phenotyping and clinical decision-making in women's health. Competitive research space and startup funding will be available. Compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) is dependent on qualifications.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has world-renowned clinicians and scientists from multiple subspecialties focused on improving patient-reported and clinical outcomes for women with benign and malignant gynecologic conditions. The appointee with have access to state-of-the-art core facilities and to outstanding colleagues, clinical research fellows, and graduate students affiliated with numerous degree-granting programs within the Biological Sciences Division. 

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a Ph.D. or equivalent in psychology or a related discipline, or a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) completed postdoctoral training, and 3) have a track record of transdisciplinary collaboration and funding in clinical assessment approaches and patient phenotyping in women's health.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: .

Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography. Review of applications will begin after September 9, 2023. 

For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit .

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

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, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or 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 773-834-3988 or email with their request.

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