Assistant/Associate Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Department Name 35207A-Med-Div of Hematology/Oncology
Position Number 0135931
Position Details

Candidates with an MD or MD/PhD are being recruited to lead and/or be members of the Head and Neck
Cancer, Lung Cancer; Melanoma, and Breast and Gynecologic Oncology clinical and translational research programs in the Division of Hematology-Oncology and in the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI). The incumbent will have a primary appointment in the Department of Medicine of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM) and will be a member of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. Candidates at the Professor or Associate Professor level should 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 research program. These candidates should have a proven track-record in cutting-edge clinical and translational research and a strong track-record of NIH or other peer-reviewed funding. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should have at least 1-3 years of faculty experience in clinical care and be committed to developing an academic career in clinical and translational research. The professorial rank as well as salary and benefits will be commensurate with the level of 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 resource 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 are encouraged to email or mail a letter of interest and current CV to: Edward Chu, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology and Interim Director,
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
If using emaiI, please include: “Faculty Candidate” in the subject line.
Mail to:
Division of Hematology/Oncology
UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 5150 Centre Avenue, 5th floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
“The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disable

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 12/21/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 02/21/2018
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