Assistant Professor

University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Disability and Human Development

The Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of disability. We invite candidates for a tenure-track faculty appointment as Assistant Professor from the fields of health or social sciences who is working specifically on disability in one of the following areas: health promotion, social epidemiology (or a related public health area), health policy, assistive technology and/or health technology, or education policy.

PhD degree required. The position requires demonstrated research and scholarship in disability and previous teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates should have a demonstrated track record in extramural funding and/or exceptional promise for fundable research. Priority will be given to applicants who have completed a post-doctoral research fellowship or have a minimum of two years independent research experience.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and the names of three professional references. For more information and fullest consideration, apply online by January 14, 2019 at:


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.