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UICentre is the campus-wide drug discovery enterprise at the University of Illinois Chicago. Our mission is to build a pipeline of therapeutic innovations that could meet pressing unmet medical needs.  To do that we work with PIs across the entire university and the Office of Technology Management, to identify promising projects. We then help build interdisciplinary teams, to advance these projects from bioassay development, to high-throughput screening, to target validation, to hit to lead optimization. Within UICentre we have expertise in quantitative biology, medicinal chemistry, and drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics. Come join our team!


UICentre is searching for a new Associate Director!

This is a senior management position within the UICentre, reporting to the Director, with the possibility of a courtesy faculty appointment. The primary responsibility of the Associate Director is to lead and supervise the Target Validation/Bioassay team, thereby supporting a portfolio of research projects across multiple disease states. In addition, the Associate Director will assist the Director to build upon campus intellectual strengths and property to create the infrastructure necessary to stimulate and enhance the application of chemical, pharmaceutical, and translational knowledge and elevate biomedical discoveries at UIC.

Close Date: 12/15/2023

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