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Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, brief description of research interests and contact information for three references to: UPCI Search Committees; C/O Dr. Mark Socinski; 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 556; Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Email: socinskima@upmc.edu. If using e-mail, please include ‘Lung Cancer Faculty Candidate’ in the subject line.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Professor
Department Name 35207A-Med-Div of Hematology/Oncology
Position Number 0132069
Position Details

The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) with the University of Pittsburgh is seeking applications for a faculty position at the level of Associate Professor or Professor. Candidates who have a PhD, MD, or equivalent are being recruited to lead lung cancer laboratory research at UPCI, serve as Co-Leader for the UPCI Lung and Thoracic Malignancies Program and serve as Principle Investigator for the Lung Specialized Program in Research Excellence (SPORE). The incumbent will have primary appointments in a Department at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine (UPSOM) that will reflect to their research area of expertise. The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals, and will be expected to sustain an outstanding, extramurally supported lung cancer research program. Candidates at the Associate Professor level or higher, with a proven track record in cutting edge basic and translational research and a strong track record of NIH funding, are encouraged to apply. Salary benefits will be commensurate with experience. Founded in 1985, the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute has consistently been ranked among the top NCI-funded cancer centers and is the only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in western Pennsylvania. In collaboration with the UPMC CancerCenter, UPCI offers a highly interactive environment to its community of basic, translational and clinical investigators and provides state-of-the-art shared resources for tissue imaging, high-throughput drug discovery, ‘omics’ technologies and pre-clinical and clinical in vivo imaging. With more than 400 research faculty members specializing in disciplines ranging from basic cancer research, cancer prevention and early detection, novel therapy drug discovery and development, to survivorship, and end of life care, UPCI maintains a broad strategic vision and comprehensive approach to understanding and treating cancer.

Application Process

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, brief description of research interests and contact information for three references to: UPCI Search Committees; C/O Dr. Mark Socinski; 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 556; Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Email: socinskima@upmc.edu. If using e-mail, please include ‘Lung Cancer Faculty Candidate’ in the subject line.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 10/14/2014
Open Until Filled No
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